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Paula Lumbreras Gomez

Mar. 5, 1933 - May 29, 2021

Date of Service: Jun. 8, 2021

BURLEY – Paula Lumbreras Gomez, an 88-year-old resident of Burley, passed away Saturday, May 29, 2021, at St. Luke’s Boise Medical Center.

Paula was born March 5, 1933, in San Jose de las Flores, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, the daughter of Bardomiano and Maria Cruz Guerrero Lumbreras. She received and completed her education in Dr. Arroyo, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. She married Marcelino Valle Gomez on August 3, 1950, in Jalisco, Mexico.

After moving to Burley 60 years ago, Paula worked for JR Simplot Company and retired after 32 years of service. Following retirement she worked as a foster grandparent for the Migrant Head Start Program in Burley.

She was an active member of St. Therese the Little Flower Catholic Church in Burley. She was a Guadalupana for more than ten years. She was a woman of strong faith that was reflected in her everyday life. For this reason many families chose her to be a godmother for their children, a role she cherished and took pride in.

She enjoyed embroidery work, crocheting, gardening, traveling to Oregon and Texas to visit her siblings, and spending time with her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

Her legacy will be the family and friends she leaves behind. Paula always brought everyone together with her meals, hugs, humor, generosity, and wisdom; all filled with love. She was always quick with a joke, and the first to give a hug when needed. She was a loving wife, a caring and nurturing mother, and a cherished grandmother and great-grandmother.

Paula is survived by her husband, Marcelino Valle Gomez; children, Imelda (Damian) Gomez-Rodriguez of Paul, Rigoberto (Janet) Gomez of Burley, Irene (Luis) Chavolla of Nampa, Irma (Kevin) Gomez-Bushman of Burley, Ramiro (Sylvia) Gomez of Nampa, Raquel (Mike) Gomez-Garcia of Caldwell, Ismael Gomez of Dallas, Texas, and Teresa (Mike) Alcocer of Burley; 30 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; and her siblings, Simona Urena, Claudia Torres, Carmen Salinas, Bardomiano Lumbreras, Graciela Garcia, Belisario Lumbreras, Estela Rodriguez, Aaron Lumbreras, Mary Landeros, Francisco Lumbreras, and Rosa Maria Lumbreras.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Hilario Lumbreras; and two sisters, Placida Reyna and Irene Lumbreras.

A vigil service will be held from 6 until 8 p.m. Monday, June 7, with the recitation of the Holy Rosary beginning at 7 p.m.

The funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 8.

The rosary and funeral Mass will both be held at St. Therese the Little Flower Catholic Church, 1601 Oakley Ave., in Burley.

Burial will be in Pleasant View Cemetery, 1645 E. 16th St., in Burley.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Rasmussen-Wilson Funeral Home of Burley.

Condolences for Paula Lumbreras Gomez

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From Susie Sanchez Fuentes :
So sad to hear of your family's loss, Paula was a beautiful soul, in our neighborhood, we grew up around her and Marcelino's family, God bless you all at this difficult time, may she rest in peace.
From Rosalia and Benito Molina :
My deepest condolences to all the family, such a lovely lady always kind. You are in our prayers. May she rest in peace.
From Ray Lopez:
My sincere condolences to the Gomez family . Your mom was a very nice lady always had a smile. To my friend Ramiro my heart hurts for you ! May she Rest In Peace !
From Berta BERNSTRAUCH:
So sorry for the loss of this wonderful woman..a big hug to Simona Ureña, my deepest condolences to all the family......Berta
From Norma Fuentes :
Our condolences to the Gomez family. Paulina has left us with many memories. Her gorgeous smile Amazing hugs full of Love. She was always so unselfish and giving. Full of encouraging words and blessings. She will be missed. Love The Fuentes Family
From Jose Alberto Ortiz :
Sorry for the your loss. She Was good hearted kind lady to me. My prayers go out for the family.
From CristelaDiaz :
Condolences to the Gomez and Lumbreras families love Christy & Becky Pharr Texas.
From Linda Sue Mendoza Martinez:
My sincere condolences and prayers for the Gomez family and the extended family. May Lord God comfort and strengthen your heart during this time of sorrow.
From Maria Luisa Perales:
My condolence to the Gomez Family due the loss of such a wonderful woman, mom, and grandmother. May the Lord comfort your hearts and give you strength as you remember her beautiful spirit. Also further condolence to my grandsons Ray & Roy Pedales on the loss of their Grandma Paula.
From Aleyda Guevara:
Gomez family, May the Lord give you the peace in your hearts during this difficult time. I will always be thankful for the kindness your mother always had for Eddie and I. She will truly be missed. us.
From Maricela Rios :
My prayers and thoughts are with all of you. I remember at a young age witnessing Paula's involvement in Church. She always had a big smile and made us feel welcomed. Thank you Paula for the beautiful legacy you have left many of us. Hugs and prayers to all.
From Angela Luckey:
My prayers are with you and yours. I am so sorry for your loss.
From Martínez Gochnour Family:
Prayers and strength for the entire family!! Will miss her beautiful smile kind heart and warm hugs!!!
From Yolanda Castillo Leal:
My condolences to all the Gomez family on your loss prayers for all the family may she RIP
From Diana Ramirez:
Siento mucho lo que están pasando Doña Paulita fue para mi una mamá así lo decía ella yo era una más de sus hijas desde que la conocí en la iglesia, me duele mucho haber perdido a una gran mujer espero en dios les de resignación y mucha fuerza para salir adelante descanse en paz abrazo a tod@s!!!!
From Kristina Salazar Tapia:
My condolences to the Gómez family. Your mother will always hold a special place in my heart. May the family be wrapped in comfort and strength during this difficult time. May your hearts be filled with Peace knowing your mother touched the hearts of many.
From Melissa Rios Meyers:
My heart and prayers are with you. She was a beautiful person and always so kind to me and my family. Big hugs to you all. Much love.
From Erica Izaguirre:
To the Gomez Family my deepest Condolences to all. My most memorable memory of her is always greeting me with ahug and reminding me that my Mom would always be with me even with her passing. Her words were always truthful and so heart warming. She always made you feel like you were her child. La Extranare Muncho de sus consejos y abrazos. Descanse En Paz Paula.
From Priscilla Jett:
Our condolences to you and your family!! You all are in our thoughts and prayers!
From David & Mary Perales Castillo:
Our sincere condolence and prayers for the Gomez Family. May the God of all comfort fill your hearts with peace and strength during this time of sorrow.
From Jesus Tamayo &Familia:
We so sorry for your loss may God give you strength and peace in your hearts, God bless the Gomez Family
From Mary Perales Castillo:
My sincere condolences and prayers for the Gomez Family and extended family. May the Lord God of all comfort strengthen your heart during this time of sorrow. My heart felt sympathy to my nephew's Ray and Roy Perales and their mother Irene Chavolla for their great loss of their grandmother and mom.
From The Street’s :
We are so sorry to hear. Your family is in our prayers.
From Raul gomez:
Que en paz descanse mi tia paula, desde la Ureña, Jalisco.
From Gracelia Abrego-Grimes:
My deepest condolences & prayers of comfort to Marcelino and the family. I am so sorry for your loss. She was such a sweet kind lady with a heart of gold. May she rest in peace.
From Lupita Maldonado :
My condolences to the entire Gomez Family, May you be strengthen during your grieving moments.
From Elva Leal-Villalpando :
My condolences to the family! Praying for comfort during this difficult time!
From Rosalinda Palomarez :
You were a sweet, non- judgmental person with a soul of an angel! You always received me with a hug and smile! May you Rest In Peace! May your family receive the understanding of your passing! You were loved by many!
From Javier /Diana Alvarado:
Our condolences to the Gomez family
From Isabel Lumbreras :
My beautiful and kind sister in law. May you watch over all of us always.
From Gracie 'Carrizales' Sexton :
I'm so sorry to hear about Paula. I remember her fondly. She was always very hospitable when our family would arrive at her home, always at the crack of dawn, on our way to Texas from Washington State. I remember her tucking me in with one of her kids to sleep. I remember the smell of coffee and laughter in the morning. My thoughts are with your family.
From Renei Ybarra:
Madrina May You Rest In Peace. Condolences To All The Familia
From Rosabellia Nevarez:
...most beautiful & loving lady. Always positive & cheerful. “Mi Madrina”, I’m so great full you were my Godmother...I’m so great full I knew you. RIP mi Bella Madrina. My Condolences to the familia. Much Love & Respect.
From Connie Garcia:
May the Lord grant you peace and strength during this difficult time.

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