Gerry E. Gomes
Gerry E. Gomes
  • July 10, 1947 - July 4, 2017
  • Maricopa, Arizona

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Gerry Tate Gomes, 69 of Maricopa, AZ, passed away July 4, 2017. She was born in Des Moines, IA on July 10, 1947. She attended and graduated from Hayes Catholic High School and St. Anthony Nursing School. She received her BSN and Masters in Nursing from the University of Minnesota. On April 24, 1976 she married Nelson Gomes. Gerry worked in nursing for over forty years as the ICU Nurse Managing Director of Nursing in Ann Arbor, MI and New Britain, CT. She was the past president of Lung Transplant Support Organization in Phoenix, AZ and had a passion for flowers, singing, painting and charity work.

She is survived by her mother Dolores Tate of Muscatine, IA, husband Nelson, step daughter Tami Heywood, grandchildren Ashley and Jalen, brothers Denny Tate, Michael Tate, Mark Tate, Kegan Tate and Tony Tate and sister Monica Tate, niece Laura Tate and her daughters Osti and Bre and 2 nephews Jamison and Grayson Tate.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made in Gerry's name to the Lung Transplant Support Organization of Arizona PO Box 13322, Phoenix, AZ 85002-3322 or by visiting