Robert M. Gomes

Robert M. Gomes, 82, of East Providence, passed away at home on Friday, February 19, 2021, surrounded by his loving family.  He was the husband of Mary Ann (Souza) Gomes to whom he was married 60 years.

Born in Providence, he was a son of the late Manuel & Inorinda (Medeiros) Gomes.  Robert was a truck driver and a member of the Teamsters Local 257 until he retired.  He had a passion for breeding and raising show pigeons.  He enjoyed painting, drawing, and collecting unique items.

Besides his loving wife, he leaves four children, Robert J. Gomes and his wife Linda of East Providence, David Allan Gomes and his wife Lisa Francis of East Providence, Dawn M. Jackson of East Providence, Kimberly A. Gomes and her husband Salvadore Amorim of Providence, 16 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren, one sister, Carol Paiva.  He was the brother of the late Richard Gomes.

A Mass of Christian Burial Will be celebrated on Saturday, April 10, 2021, 12 P.M. in Our Lady of the Rosary Church, Traverse Street, Providence.  Burial will be private.


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19 entries.
Kathy and Frank Sanzi and family from Johnston wrote on April 13, 2021 at 1:09 pm:
Our deepest sympathy to you all. Prayers of comfort and peace are with you.
Rhonda Klippel from Westerly wrote on April 10, 2021 at 9:06 am:
May God comfort your family in this loss. Hold onto all the special memories you have of Bob and hopefully this will put a smile on your face. My sympathies and prayers are with all of you. I just hope this loss will bring people closer to the Lord.
Jane Buonanno from Rumford wrote on April 9, 2021 at 5:07 pm:
I’m so sorry for your loss. I’m praying for all of you. Sending love and warm hugs. Love Jane
Cindy and John souza from East Providence RI wrote on April 9, 2021 at 1:58 pm:
Our thought a prayer are with you and your Family. RIP
Barbara McGovern from Riverside wrote on April 9, 2021 at 1:21 pm:
My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. May all your memories bring you comfort and help you to heal.
David Furtado from East Providence wrote on April 2, 2021 at 8:03 pm:
From my family to your’s, In this time of extreme sadness, please accept our sincere and heartfelt condolences on the untimely passing of Bob. We’ve all been truly blessed to have had him in our lives and he’ll always be forever in our hearts! We stand here with you during this most difficult of times. We love you and may God bless you all! 🙏❤️ Dave Furtado
Laura Arnett Simbron from Cranston wrote on March 26, 2021 at 9:20 am:
Bob "dad" was a great man. He was hysterical (🖕) I had to. He was also very caring. I was always welcome in his home and I felt like family. I know how much his wife and children loved him. My thoughts and prayers are with them all at this time. I love you all.
Paul Jackson from Warwick wrote on March 24, 2021 at 7:27 am:
Everyone that knew him fell in love with him. My heart goes out to Ma and the whole family.
Ron Bernier from East Providence wrote on March 20, 2021 at 4:26 pm:
So sorry for your loss Mary Ann and family. He was a good hard working person. God bless.
Donna Tetreault from East Providence wrote on March 19, 2021 at 4:21 pm:
I am so sorry for your loss ... i will always remember when all you would come over for cookouts and what not.... love you all and so sorry 🌹🙏🏼❤.... also remember what a good dancer he was
Karen D’Amato from Warwick wrote on March 18, 2021 at 5:46 pm:
Dawn and Family, I’m so sorry for your loss. Please accept my condolences as my family and I continue to pray for healing and strength for all of you during this difficult time. Karen
Christine Denomme from Coventry, Rhode Island 02816 wrote on March 18, 2021 at 3:18 pm:
My deepest sympathy to the entire family. So sorry Dawn. He is with God now. No more pain and suffering. Love your friend always, Chris Denomme.
Kelly Ribeiro from Lincoln wrote on March 18, 2021 at 2:20 pm:
My thoughts & prayers are with all of you. I am so sorry for your loss. I hope great memories help you through.
Mark Conroy from Helen wrote on March 18, 2021 at 1:26 pm:
Sent with love and remembrance to get through this tough time. My most sincere condolences.He will live on in our memories forever.
Lillian mello from East providence wrote on March 18, 2021 at 12:58 pm:
To the Gomes family my deepest condolences of the passing of Bob sr
Diane Wildgoose from East Providence wrote on March 18, 2021 at 12:53 pm:
My condolences to the Gomes family. I will keep you in my prayers. May he Rest In Peace.
Raymond Wildgoose from Rumford wrote on March 18, 2021 at 12:38 pm:
My deepest sympathy to the entire Gomes family on their loss. Praying for your strength and comfort during this difficult time.
Maria Furtado from Providence wrote on March 18, 2021 at 12:26 pm:
Hi MaryAnn so sorry for your loss sending my prayers to you and your family 😘❤️🌹
Dale Desmarais from East Providence wrote on March 18, 2021 at 12:24 pm:
Dear Maryann. so sorry for the loss of Bob...you and your Children are in my prayers....<3