Alfredo “Al” Gomez
Alfredo “Al” Gomez, age 76 of Saginaw passed away December 14, 2021, at Ascension St. Mary’s Hospital after an unexpected illness. Son of the late Carmen and Josefa (Gonzalez) Gomez, Al was born October 26, 1945, in Carrollton Township, Michigan.
He was a graduate of Carrollton High School and attended Delta College for 2 years. Al served with the U.S. Army during the Vietnam Era from 1965 to 1968. He married Rose Mary Alvarado on November 21, 1970, at St. Matthew Catholic Church in Zilwaukee.
Al was employed as a Millwright at General Motors from 1969 until his retirement after 36 years in 2005. He was a member of U.A.W. Local 668 and was a former Golden Gloves Boxer. He enjoyed fixing cars, tinkering around the house and backyard, and was proficient at welding and building things. He loved being with family at gatherings, traveling to see his children out of state and going to the casino. He was a beloved, happy man who will be missed by many.
Surviving is his wife, Rose Mary Gomez; 4 children, Carlos (Heidi) Gomez, Santiago Gomez, Victor Gomez, and his fiancée, Maxine, and Carmen (Jared) Lynch; 6 grandchildren, Joaquin and Thalia Lynch, Scarlett Gomez, Madeline Gomez, Jordan Liam, and Jaxson James; 4 brothers, Oscar (Janie) Gomez, Jose Gomez, Carmen Gomez Jr., and Herman (Mary Soyla) Gomez; and many beloved nieces and nephews survive.
He was preceded in death by 8 siblings, Apolinar Gomez, Albert Gomez, Antonio Gomez, Heriberto Gomez, Modesto Gomez, Eva Gomez, Gloria Gomez Frappart, and an infant sister Julia Gomez.
Funeral Service will take place 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, December 28th at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Saginaw with Rev, Fr. Frank Voris officiating. Full Military Honors will be accorded by the U.S. Army and American Legion Post #22. Friends may visit with the family at the church on Tuesday, December 28th from 9:00 a.m. until time of service.