Tina C. Gomez, 47, passed away Thursday, Feb. 11, 2011, after a courageous battle with cancer. Tina was born Oct. 25, 1963, in Durango, to Celso C. Gomez and Elizabeth N. Lobato. She grew up in the Gobernador and Bloomfield, N.M., area. She graduated from Bloomfield High School in 1981. She studied cosmetology at NMSU.
She spent the last 16 years in the Pagosa Springs area. She was self employed as an outfitter/rancher with her longtime partner, Matt Poma. Her interests were riding horses, ranching, outfitting, interior design and spending time with her four wonderful children.
She was preceded in death by her father and her mother, maternal and paternal grandparents, and an infant sister, Maria.
She is survived by her two sons, Kory (Laura) Hart and Ruben (Daisha) Gomez. Her two daughters, Carol Hart (Chase Hare) and Lacy Hart (Westin Carey). Her four brothers, Tim (Tarra) Gomez, Joseph (JoJo) Gomez, Shesh (Tracy) Gomez and Felipe (Jessica) Gomez. Numerous nephews, nieces, aunts, uncles, cousins, great nephews and nieces. She is also survived by her longtime partner, Matt Poma.
Cremation has taken place by Alternative Choice in Farmington, N.M.
There will be a rosary/memorial service Saturday, Feb. 19, at 5 p.m. at St. Rosa of Lima Church in Blanco, N.M., with a dinner to follow at St. Mary’s Parish hall in Bloomfield, N.M.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to R. Gomez P.O. Box 213 Bloomfield, N.M., to help pay funeral and medical costs.