Emily A. Gomez, 80, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 29, 2009.

She was born on July 9, 1929 in La Copita to Prudencio and Emilia Garza Ayarzagoita. She was a Catholic and a resident of Robstown.

She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, Adalberto Ayarzagoitia and Prudencio Ayarzagoitia; and three sisters, Cristela Canales, Dolores Guerra and Esther Gonzalez.

She is survived by her husband, Ricardo Gomez of Robstown; four sisters, Esmeralda (the late Jesus) Tamez, Nora (the late A.E.) Lewis, Olga (Rudy) Escamilla, all of Corpus Christi, and Ruby (David) Leiber of Arizona; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

A Rosary was recited at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 1, in the Ramon Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 2, at St. Anthony's Catholic Church. Interment followed at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Ramon Funeral Home Inc.