Augustine  Gomes

Obituary of Augustine Daniel Gomes

Augustine Daniel Gomes, a beloved artist, musician, and storyteller, passed away peacefully in Palo Alto, California, at the age of 71. He was born on April 26, 1952, in Stockton, California, to Augustine and Melba Gomes.

Augustine lived a rich and colorful life, embodying the spirit of a global citizen with residences in California, Washington, Italy, and Greece. Raised in Santa Cruz, he went on to earn an associate degree from Cabrillo College. He also attended the San Francisco Academy of Art, nurturing his passion for the arts.

Augustine proudly served in the military at Ft. Lewis, Washington, from 1972 to 1974, achieving the rank of E-4 and receiving an honorable discharge. He then pursued his artistic dreams, becoming an accomplished and celebrated artist and musician. Augustine was also an aspiring filmmaker, showcasing his talent as a lifelong storyteller.

A vibrant member of his community, Augustine was known for his involvement in local art, storytelling, and music circles. His passion for creativity and expression touched the lives of many.

Augustine is survived by his loving brother, Larry Champion. He was preceded in death by his parents, Augustine and Melba Gomes.

An interment service is scheduled for March 9, 2024. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) in honor of Augustine Gomes.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Augustine Gomes, please visit Tribute Store

Graveside Service

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Saturday, March 9, 2024
Santa Cruz Memorial Park
1927 Ocean St., Ext.
Santa Cruz, California, United States
Share Your Memory of