Juan Rafael Gomez

Juan Rafael Gomez, age 80, of Medford passed away on Monday, September 28. Born and raised in Cartago, Costa Rica, he was the son of the late Juan Bautista and Elvira (Ulloa) Gomez. Juan came to the U.S. in 1968, living first in Boston and Somerville before settling in Medford in 2001. Juan worked for many years as an HVAC Technician. Juan was an extremely hard working, humble, helping human being, utterly and completely devoted to his family. He battled his illness for 26 years, fighting up until his last breath. He is remembered and loved by all who had the honor of knowing him.

Juan was the beloved husband of Pilar (Castillo) Gomez, and the devoted father of Alex Gomez and his wife Silvia De La Sota of Somerville, Juan Carlos Gomez of Medford, and Karen Gomez and her partner Philippe Jourdain of Cambridge. He was the loving grandfather of Julien Rafael Jourdain, and the dear brother of Ciria Castillo and her husband Jose Castillo of Everett, and the late Nelson Gomez.

Visiting hours with social distancing protocols will be held in the Dello Russo Funeral Home, 306 Main St., Medford on Wednesday, October 7th from 3:30 to 6 PM. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Interment will be private.

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Dello Russo Funeral Service
306 Main Street
Medford, MA USA 02155