Nancy K. (Kish) Gomes

November 26, 1943 ~ March 10, 2023 (age 79) 79 Years Old

Nancy Gomes Obituary

Nancy Jo Kish-Gomes was born November 26, 1943 to Joseph and Lottie (Jurczak) Kish in South Bend, Indiana. Nancy graduated from St Joseph High School. After high school, she worked in a clerical position at St. Mary’s Academy. In 1962 she re-located in Arlington Virginia and worked for the Intellegence Agency. She then returned back to South Bend to work 19 years for the Bendix Corporation.eventually she returned to St. Mary’s and retired from the Sisters of Holy Cross in November 2008 on her Birthday!

Nancy was passionate about animals. She loved cats and sports especially the Cubs and Notre Dame.


She is survived by her son Joseph Gomes and Regina (Chamberlin) Gomes, two grandsons Alec Hurst and Joey Gomes, one great grandchild Emelia Hurst.


Gathering of family and friends for Nancy will be held on Friday March 17, 2023 from 3-7 in the Zahoran Funeral Home, 1826 Kemble Avenue. In lue of flowers Nancy asked that any donations be given to the  Meow Mission .  To leave an online condolence, please visit our website at or the Zahoran Funeral Home Facebook page. 


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Gathering of Family and Friends
March 17, 2023

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Zahoran Funeral Home
1826 S. Kemble Ave
South Bend, IN 46613


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