Dominga "Minga" M. Gomez, a woman of unwavering dedication and love, peacefully passed away on July 20, 2023, in Seguin, Texas surrounded by her loving family at the age of 71. She was born on November 18, 1951, in the same vibrant city she called home throughout her remarkable life. Minga's journey was one defined by resilience, hard work, and heartfelt connections with those she held dear.
A true pillar of her community, Minga dedicated over 39 years of her life as an esteemed employee at Tyson until she retired. Known for her steadfastness and unwavering commitment to excellence, she was admired by colleagues and cherished by all who had the pleasure of knowing her.
While Minga possessed an extraordinary work ethic, her family held the most significant place in her heart. She adored spending quality time with her children and especially cherished the company of her beloved grandchildren. Her warm embrace and nurturing spirit made them feel safe, loved, and cherished each day.
Dancing brought immense joy to Minga's life as music filled the air. Her infectious energy would light up any room as she gracefully swayed to her favorite tunes. Minga also found comfort in starting her mornings with morning coffee while watching her treasured daytime talk shows and TV programs.
An avid lover of nature's beauty, Minga had a particular fondness for plants that adorned her surroundings. The vibrant color yellow held a special place in her heart, serving as a constant reminder of the vitality and resilience she carried within herself.
She is survived by her children: Felix Gomez Jr. (Colleen), Esther M. Rodriguez (Pedro), Rebecca Gomez (Jesse), and "Ricky" Gomez (Jeannie). She is also survived by her beloved grandchildren: Jaymy A. Moreno, Sergio Perales, Arianna Nieto, Casandra Nieto, Clara Nieto, Julian Nieto, Amber Ortega, Felix R. Gomez Jr., Accailia Gomez, Kirah Gomez; great-grandchildren: Israella Moreno, Jaymy Moreno Jr., Ami Perales, Jaselle Canales, Elihah Perez, Keyvianna Moreno, Amaya Gomez, Ezra Dahlem, and Dayanii Perez; sisters: Maria Guadalupe Castellanos, Gregoria Medina, Dolores Medina, Rosario "Shydo" Medina, Carmen Zuniga, Lucia Medina, Socorro M. Ornelas; brothers: Adolfo Medina, Pedro Medina, Jesse Medina as well as numerous nieces, nephews and extended family and friends.
In addition to her loving family and numerous friends whom she cherished dearly throughout her life's journey. Minga was preceded in death by her husband Felix G. Gomez; parents Raymundo Z. Medina and Seferina Medina; and brother Raymond T. Medina.
We remember Minga's strength during critical times when she valiantly faced the adversity of her battle with immeasurable courage and grace. Her resilience continues to inspire all those whose lives she touched profoundly.
As we bid farewell to her today and celebrate a life filled with unwavering commitment, love, and devotion, her legacy lives on in the countless hearts she touched. She will forever be remembered for her determination, vibrant spirit, and the compassion that radiated from her warm smile.
Visitation will be on August 3, 2023 at Palmer Mortuary starting at 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM.
Holy Rosary will be recited at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church at 9:30 AM followed by Mass at 10:00 AM.
A final farewell, Minga's burial, will take place at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio, Texas at 1:00 PM. The family asks those who wish to join them to meet directly at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery Shelter #4 as there will not be a funeral procession leading.
Serving as pallbearers will be: Jaymy A. Moreno, Sergio Perales, Felix R. Gomez Jr., Julian Nieto, Lucas Canales and Manuel Medina