Jose G. Gomez, of Cliffwood Beach, formerly of Hazlet and Keyport, passed away Thursday, August 8th on his 85th birthday. Beloved husband of the late Mery, who predeceased him in 2015. Loving father of Gustavo Gomez and wife Joana, Denise Gomez and husband Heladio Betancourt, Martin Gomez and wife Marian and Evelyn Gomez. Cherished grandfather of Alex, Vanessa, Jimmy, Alina, Jennifer, Christina, Christian, Vivvian and Aiden and 13 great-grandchildren. Born in Colombia to the late Ernesto and Julia Gomez, he was the oldest of 16 children. Jose worked for many years as a machine operator for Loreal in Somerset. He was also a communicant of Jesus the Lord Church in Keyport. Jose will always be loved, missed and cherished and will be remembered for his sense of humor.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday, August 12th at Jesus the Lord Church in Keyport; private cremation will follow.