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Velina C. Gomez
  • Boys and Girls Clubs of Bay County
    300 W. Lafayette Ave.
    Bay City, MI 48706

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“Sarah,I am praying for you, Asa and Joe. May God give you strength and comfort during this time. Know that I love you and Asa and I'm here. Love...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Florida Harrison - Ypsilanti, MI

“Rita, I am so very sorry to hear about Velina's passing. I have many great memories of Velina. We did have some fun. Your family has my deepest...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Judy Girardin - Bay City, MI

“Growing up - I always looked forward to seeing my Aunt Velina. She was always the most hip and coolest of my many aunts and uncles. I will remember...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: David Trollman - Novi, MI

“One of my best memories is when Aunt Velina took us to a Pistons game. During the "Bad Boys" era. She took all seven of her nephews and nieces it...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Brian Trollman - Clarkston, MI

“I went to high school with Velina. She was funny, kind and a wonderful person. I know you will miss her - sorry for your loss. ”
5 of 10 | Posted by: Barb Rost

“Joe, we are so sorry to hear about your mom. She was a dear woman. We are praying for you and your family at this very difficult time. Sincerely,...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: David White - Bay City, MI

“My thoughts and prayers are with your family. ”
7 of 10 | Posted by: Nancy Ciesla - Bay City, MI

“Sarah, Asa, & Joseph, so sorry to hear about the loss of your mother & grandmother. Praying for you! ”
8 of 10 | Posted by: Hershel & Sandra Stepp - AR

“Our deepest sympathy to the family of Velina Gomez,on her passing, from Frances and Alex Oviedo. ”
9 of 10 | Posted by: Frances Oviedo - Saginaw, MI

“Condolences to the family of Velina Gomez on her passing from the Oviedo family. ”
10 of 10 | Posted by: Alex Oviedo - Saginaw, MI

Velina Concepción Gomez, age 61 years, passed away Friday morning, December 15, 2017 at Mid-Michigan Medical Center in Midland. She was born on December 8, 1956 in Bay City, the daughter of the late Jose and Maria (Guerrero) Gomez Sr. Velina was a loving daughter, mother, grandmother, sister and friend. She retired from General Motors Grey Iron in 2008 after 35 years of service.

Surviving family include her daughter, Sarah Gomez; son, Joseph Gomez; grandchildren, Asa Henry Gomez and Kanika Michelle Gomez; siblings, Maria (Bruce) Trollman, Anna Mendez, Frank (Bonnie) Xavier, Hilda (Paul) McShane, Jerry (Cheri) Gomez, Rosa (Tom) Kaczmarek and Rita (John) Danks; also surviving are many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Velina was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Jose Gomez Jr.; a sister, Grace Gomez and brother-in-law, Tony Mendez Sr.

Funeral liturgy will be at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, December 22, 2017 at the Penzien-Steele Funeral. Pastoral Minister Sue Roznowski presiding. Rite of committal will follow at St. Patrick Cemetery. The family will greet friends on Thursday from 2:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home and on Friday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service. In lieu of flowers, those desiring may make contributions to the Boys and Girls Club of Bay County.