Sunday, March 16, 2014
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Lawrence (Larry) Gomez Jr. passed away on March 12, 2014 in his Miami home where he lived with his mother, Elizabeth Gomez, his brother, Charlie Gomez, and sister-in-law, Peggy Gomez.

Larry is survived, also, by his sisters, Donna Hopper and Teri Pauley and numerous nieces and nephews too numerous to list. He was predeceased by his father Lawrence Gomez Sr. of 1205 Truman Avenue in Key West, Fla. and his uncle Charles M. Gomez of the same address.

Larry spent most of his 72 years in Key West. He would spend his days along White Street and Truman Avenue doing errands for local store owners and employees. He was an avid Miami Dolphin fan and always had something nice to share. Heaven is now a better place.

A viewing will be held Monday, March 17 from 6-8 p.m. at Van Orsdel Kendall chapel, 11220 North Kendall Dr. On Tuesday, a Mass of Christian burial will be held at The Basilica of St. Mary Star of the Sea 1010, Windsor Lane, Key West, Fla. at 1 p.m. followed by entombment at Key West Cemetery.

Van Orsdel Funeral Home, 11220 North Kendall Drive, Miami, has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements. Condolences for the family may be emailed to For information, call 305-279-6644.