Irene Gomez II, 39, died on April 7th in Houston. Irene entered into this world on her mother’s birthday on May 10th, 1965 in the city of Pico Rivera, CA. She grew up in Gardena, California and attended St. Anthony Of Padua grade school and Bishop Montgomery High School, graduating in 1983. In 1987, she became an employee of Continental Airlines, where she worked for 18 years. In 1991, she moved from Los Angeles to Salt Lake City before relocating to Houston in 1997. Irene served as a Training Manager for newly hired reservation agents. Irene not only taught reservation agents all around the world the skills to be helpful employees, but she also taught tolerance and appreciation of different world cultures so that the people who joined the Continental family could understand their customers and fellow employees better. Because of this, Irene had many friends around the world. She enjoyed traveling and was an avid reader as well as a talented writer. Her immediate family as well as her family and friends around the world will miss her. She is survived by her parents, Jorge and Irene Gomez, her sister, Emma Mahmoodi, her brothers Adam and David Gomez along with her nieces, Sarah Mahmoodi, Sabrina Mahmoodi and Mya Gomez. Memorial Services will held on Tuesday, April 26 at 7:00 PM at Rice Mortuary, 5310 Torrance Boulevard Torrance CA, 90503. A reception of family and friends will follow in the Mortuary's Reception Room.

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  1. Dear Emma My condolences go out to you and your family in the loss of your loved one. I know your pain. My thoughts and prayers are with you. God Bless.. With love and friendship. Jennie V.

  2. Dear Emma & family, We are so sorry to hear of your loss. You are in our prayers. God bless you. Love, Dan, Anita, Matt & Danielle Yracheta

  3. I really miss Irene. She is my best friend and I will always remember her as the most kind, sincere, thoughtful, and compassionate person I have met. Irene was a great friend because she was someone I could trust. She always made people around her feel welcome and comfortable. She was also very wordly, and because of this she was always interesting to talk to and travel with. It\’s not easy to find people you can have a deep and intelligent conversation with. In a world full of shallow people, Irene truly is a diamond in the rough. I would like to give my most sincere condolences to her family and friends. We will all have a place for Irene in our hearts.

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