Claudia Cowie Gomez, 60, of Waddell died March 27, 2011 at West Valley Hospital in Goodyear. She was born April 20, 1950, in Phoenix, Arizona, to Gilbert and Adela Gomez. Claudia retired from the Arizona State Hospital after 15 years of service. In her retirement, she had a passion for bingo, crossword puzzles and dollar scratchers from the local corner store , as well as spending time with family and friends and going to the movies.
She is survived by her daughters, Sandra, Cynthia, Elvira, and Adela; her sons, Juan and Frank; 19 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren; her sisters, Amelia, Margaritta, Ernestina, Nonnie, Hitah, and Aurora; her brothers, Ruben, Junior (Gilbert), Vacillio, and Danny.
Visitation will be Thursday, March 31 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm at Avenidas Funeral Chapel, 522 East Western Avenue, Avondale. Funeral Mass and celebration of life will be Friday, April 1 at 10:00am at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church located at 909 South 1st Avenue in Phoenix. Burial will follow at Greenwood Memory Lawn Cemetery located at 719 North 27th Avenue in Phoenix.
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