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Phyllis Chavez

July 10, 1934 — April 22, 2019


Felicitas “Phyllis” Gomez Chavez, 84, died Monday (April 22, 2019) at the Kansas Christian Home in Newton.

She was born on July 10, 1934 in Florence, Kansas, the daughter of Francisco and Juana (Puentes) Gomez.

Phyllis was a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Newton, the Altar Society. She enjoyed cooking, crafts, painting, collecting religious statues and porcelain dolls. Her brother Albert Gomez became disabled during the Korean Conflict. Phyllis took care of him from when he was discharged from the Army in 1954 until 2013 when he moved to the Veterans Home in Winfield, Ks.

Survivors include her brother John Gomez and his wife Rose of Newton; niece Rita Dunning of Mustang, Oklahoma; along with several other nieces and nephews; great nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death her parents; brothers Mitch, Enriquez, Trinidad, Albert Gomez; sisters Mercedes Gomez, Mary Grace Gomez, Mary Helen Gomez, Isabel Gonzalez, and Isadora London

Recitation of the Holy Rosary will be said at 6:30 P.M., Thursday (April 25, 2019) at the Broadway Colonial Funeral Home

The Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 A.M., Friday (April 26, 2019) at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Newton. Interment will be in the Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Florence, Ks.

Friends may call at the funeral home after 1:00 P.M. on Thursday.

A memorial fund has been established with Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, contributions may be sent to Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, 120 E. Broadway, Newton, Ks. 67114.

Arrangements are by Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, Newton.


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