Antonio (Tony) R. Gomez passed away April 9, 2010 at Little Company of Mary Hospital in Torrance, CA. Born June 13, 1939, in Las Vegas, NM, Tony attended and graduated from Immaculate Conception Catholic School in Las Vegas, with two years at Price College in Amarillo, TX. After graduation, he attended college at Highlands University in Las Vegas, NM. In 1963 Tony moved to California and worked as a mechanical and electrical engineer at Garrett AiResearch (now Honeywell). He retired in 1999. Tony was an avid photographer, and spent much time perfecting his technique, adjusting and custom printing his imagery. he also liked to travel, particularly to locations offering special photo opportunities. Tony is survived by his wife Marie; daughters Donna (and husband Jeff), Danielle (husband Jayme), and Bridgette (husband Todd); four grandchildren; sister Christina Lloyd; sister-in-law Jean Gomez; nephews Steve, Michael, Donnie, Gary, George, Paul, Carl, and Nick; niece Anita; and their families. A memorial service will be held at the South Coast Botanic Garden on the Palos Verdes Peninsula on Friday, April 16, at 1:00pm. An additional service will be held in Las Vegas, NM on a date and time to be determined.

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  1. Dear Marie and family, I am so sorry for your loss. Tony was a sweet and funny man and always so kind to me. I hope that time and your happy memories of him bring you comfort in the days to come. Love, Mary Ann

  2. Dear Marie and Family, We were saddened with the news of Tony’s passing. Words can not take away the sorrow that you feel but please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  3. Marie and family, We are so very sorry for the loss of your husband and father. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Kathie and Don

  4. Sending you and your family much love and healing prayers. Take care and let me know if you need anything. Love Sheila and Larry

  5. As a coworker, known to him as “RL” and he to me as “TG”, I am deeply saddened to hear of his passing. May the Lord’s spirit be with his family. Tony will live on in my thoughts. He was a GOOD friend.

  6. My sincerest condolences. May God grant you a small measure of peace in your time of mourning. I worked with Tony from 1996 until he retired, and my father, James H. Simmons, worked Tony in the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s. Tony was always a joy to work with. I don’t think he could get angry, and he always had a joke for you. Sorry I can’t make the service (2300-miles away). USC Fight-On!!!

  7. My prayers are with you at this time. Tony and I spent many a good day at work during the Garrett AirResearch era. We both enjoyed photography very much.

  8. today i’m saddened by the news of Tony passing. though i find a little comfort that i recently talked to him and my wife said hello letting him know we are thinking of him. at that time he let me know that he will beat it and appeared to be in a positive attitude. my condolence to the family and we’ll both miss him

  9. I knew both of you through Fernando Aldrete who was my long-term friend from working at Garrett/Allied-Signal/Honeywell. We sat with you at the retiree dinners at Ports O’Call and enjoyed your company. I lost my relationship with Fernando three years ago due to Alzheimer’s and he now has a fulltime caretaker. My heart goes out to the family of a nice man/co-worker and good friend to Fernando.

  10. Our heartfelt condolences are with your family. Tony was a great man and that was apparent to everyone that met him. Our thoughts are with you today.

  11. Dear Marie; It doesn’t seem real, that Tony has passed on to his reward, leaving us behind. I find consoling, the fo;;owing poetic fragment by John Donne, A contempary of Shakespeare: Death be not proud, For those whom thou dost kil, Die not, poor Death, Nor cans’t thou kill ME.

  12. Dear Marie: We will miss Toni’s caring & kindness and joy in capturing beauty in his photo’s. He was a truly special person. With deepest sympathy, Lana & Allan

  13. I will always remeber Uncle Tony as a quiet reserved man that took me to my first NFL football game. I will miss you unc.

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