Eleanor “Ellie” Gomes
1943 ∼ 2017
Eleanor “Ellie” L. Gomes (Perry) passed peacefully at Bourne Manor surrounded by her children and her grandchildren as she wanted on October 7, 2017. She was born in Brockton, MA on July 10, 1943. She was the daughter of Helen Perry and Joseph Perry of Cotuit. She married Edwin Peter Gomes, Sr. and started their family in Falmouth.
Ellie was outgoing and loved people, she was sports enthusiasts and played softball, field hockey, golf and was an excellent candlepin bowler often disappearing to reappear on Candlepins for Cash. She currently holds the single game record of 171 and series record of 425 at Ryan’s Family Amusements in Falmouth for over twenty years.
Ellie was a homemaker for many families in Woods Hole and was a former machinist at Augat in Mashpee.
She is survived by five children: Edwina Gomes, Edwin Peter Gomes, Jr., Eric Gomes, Erica Gomes and Evelyn Gomes. She is also survived by aunts Delores Gibbons and Julia Miranda and many grandchildren and great grandchildren that loved her very much.
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 pm on Thursday, October 12th at the John-Lawrence Funeral Home, 3778 Falmouth Road, Marstons Mills, MA. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 am on Friday at Our Lady of the Assumption Church, 76 Wiano Ave., Osterville. Burial will follow in Mosswood Cemetery in Cotuit.