Sarah Gomez


Sarah Lynn Gomez, 22, of Defiance, passed away on Monday, December 2, 2013, from injuries suffered in a traffic accident in Fulton County, Ohio.

She was born June 28, 1991, to Tomas Sr. and Irma (Gonzales) Gomez in Defiance. Sarah was a member of St. John's Catholic Church. She was a 2010 graduate of Defiance High School, where she sang in the choir. Sarah attended 4-County Career Center studying landscaping. She played co-ed softball for Primo's. She loved her job at McDonald's restaurant and loved helping people and fishing.

She is survived by her parents, Tomas Sr. and Irma Gomez of Defiance; brother, Tomas Gomez Jr. of Defiance; sisters, Ana Gomez of Defiance, Nicole Gomez of Defiance; nieces, Tiera, Sirenah, Elliana and Ajalyn Gomez, Aaliyah Shawver; and a nephew, Noah Gomez.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Helario Gomez, Gloria Guerrero and Ramiro Gonzales; aunt, Linda Gomez; cousin, Jacob Salinas Jr.; and family friends, Jamie Hernandez and Ryan.

Visitation will be held from 2-8 p.m. Sunday, December 8, 2013, with a rosary service at 7 p.m Sunday, and from 10-11 a.m. Monday, December 9, 2013, at Schaffer Funeral Home, Defiance. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, December 9, 2013, at St. John's Catholic Church, with Father Todd Dominique officiating. Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery.

The family requests memorials be given to a charity of the donor's choice. Online condolences can be given at

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