Frank Joseph Gomes Jr.

Aug 13, 1947 - Oct 12, 2022


Frank Joseph Gomes Jr., 75, of Sacramento, passed away suddenly on October 12th, 2022. He was born August 13, 1947, to Cecilia and Frank Gomes Sr.

Frank is survived by his sisters, Carol, Pat and his brother, Michael. He was a proud father and grandfather to his sons, Micheal and Richard, grandchildren, Christopher, Nicholas, Casey, Joshua, and Lukas.

Frank began his extensive career with the California Youth Authority at O.H. Close Youth Correctional Facility in 1975, as a Teacher. During his career, he was employed in various capacities including Lieutenant, Senior Youth Correctional Counselor, Training Officer and Staff Services Manager I. He worked at the Northern Reception Center and Clinic, Preston School of Industry and DJJ Headquarters until his retirement in 2012.

Frank lived most of his life in the Sacramento area. He was an avid sports fan and enjoyed spending time at the horse races.

He will be missed by all.


  • Ray Knight says:

    I am so sorry for your loss.

  • Rose Carrillo-Rau says:

    I am very sorry for the families loss. Condolences to all.

  • Mark Gross says:

    So sorry for your loss. Praying for your family

  • Deborah Brady says:

    Thinking of you sorry for your loss. Your dad was a good man. I enjoyed working with him.

  • Cynthia Wilson says:

    What a wonderful picture of your father.
    May God bless you and your family.

  • Victor Cerqueira says:

    My sincerest condolences to you and the rest of your family Mike. May your father’s memory remain eternal.

  • Kendrick Brown says:

    Frank was a great boss to work for and always had something funny to say. His laid back approach made his staff want to work for him. Rest In Peace my friend.

  • Tami McKee-Sani says:

    My thoughts & prayers are with all of Frank’s family during this time. He was a great colleague & friend throughout the CYA/DJJ years. I learned much from him. I pray for comfort & peace in the days to come.

  • Leslie Paine says:

    My deepest condolences to all of Frank’s love ones and friends. He truly touched the lives of so many. He was the “hub” of CYA NYCRCC. He was a big part of my best memories there. You will be in our hearts forever Frank.

  • Lisa Davis says:

    May you rest in peace Frank.

  • The DaRosa Family says:

    Our Deepest condolences to all of you . It was so very shocking to hear of Frank’ s passing. He will always have a special place in my heart . May you all heal through your grief and know he’s always with you ,,, love to you all …..
    Nichol DaRosa & Family

  • Pamela Duarte Solorio says:

    To Franks Family,I’m so sorry for your loss and loved the tribute and I loved the photos of my great-grandfather Joeseph with Frank . They were so beautiful.

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