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Americo "Mack" Gomes

August 12, 1928 July 23, 2018
Americo "Mack" Gomes
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Obituary for Americo "Mack" Gomes

Americo “Mack” Gomes, 89, of Ludlow, passed away peacefully on July 23, 2018. Born in Ludlow, Mack was the son of the late Antonio and Anna (Neves) Gomes and was a lifelong resident and proudly served in the United States Army National Guard. Mack worked for many years at Kellco Products and Popko Realty before becoming a self-employed home builder who built many family homes in Ludlow and the surrounding area. He was also a member of Christ the King Church and the Stock Investment Club. Mack was the beloved husband of the late Helen (Dudek) Gomes, who predeceased him in 2008; a devoted father to Debra Forcum and husband Steven, of Ludlow, and Linda Gomes, of Chicopee; a loving grandfather to Chrispin Shaughnessy and wife Mira, Paul Shaughnessy, Steven Forcum, Jr. and wife Amie, Michael Forcum and wife Lindsay, and Anne-Marie Brown and husband Jeremy, cherished great-grandfather to Christopher Martone, Emma and Natalie Forcum, and William and Gwyneth Brown; a dear brother to Antonio Gomes, Jr and late wife Mildred, and the late Abel Gomes and late wife Virginia; a loving uncle to David Gomes and Cheryl Merrill; and also leaves many loving extended family members and dear friends. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, July 28th at 9:15am from the Ludlow Funeral Home with a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 10:00am in Christ the King Church followed by burial in Island Pond Cemetery. Visiting hours are on Friday evening from 6:00-8:00 and in lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Mack’s memory to the Christ the King Parish Fund, Warsaw Ave. Ludlow, MA. 01056.

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Visitation

Friday

27

Jul

6:00 PM 7/27/2018 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 7/27/2018 8:00:00 PM
Ludlow Funeral Home

432 East St.
Ludlow, MA 01056

Ludlow Funeral Home
432 East St. Ludlow 01056 MA
United States

Service

Saturday

28

Jul

9:15 AM 7/28/2018 9:15:00 AM
Ludlow Funeral Home

432 East St.
Ludlow, MA 01056

Ludlow Funeral Home
432 East St. Ludlow 01056 MA
United States

Funeral Liturgy

Saturday

28

Jul

10:00 AM 7/28/2018 10:00:00 AM
Christ the King Church

41 Warsaw Avenue
Ludlow, Ma 01056

Christ the King Church
41 Warsaw Avenue Ludlow 01056 Ma
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Island Pond Cemetery Final Resting Place

499 Center Street
Ludlow, Ma 01056

499 Center Street Ludlow 01056 Ma
United States

Memorial Contribution

Christ the King Church

41 Warsaw Avenue
Ludlow, Ma 01056
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