Obituary: Ernestine ‘Tina’ Gomez-Ocana – Jan. 26, 1976 – Feb. 8, 2020


Ernestine “Tina” Marlyn Gomez-Ocaña, 44, of Espanola passed away peacefully February 8, 2020. She was born January 26, 1976, in Santa Fe, NM, to Mary B. Gomez and Eloy Trujillo. She married Jamie Ocaña November 25, 2000 and had a successful marriage of 19 years.

She worked as a Certified Optician for over 20 years and dedicated her life to helping people in her field of work. Alongside her personal career she stood boldly alongside her husband as a Pastor’s Wife and won several souls for the Lord. She had a smile that lightened up the room and touched many people’s lives.

She was survived by her husband Jamie Ocaña, two children Kenneth and Sierra Gomez, parents Mary B. Gomez and Eloy Trujillo, siblings Ben Gomez, Judy Gomez, and Darlene Gallegos, and loving in-laws, Paul and Mable Ocaña & Family. She also had a lot of church family that she loved dearly. Please join us for her Funeral Service at the Espanola Christian Center located at 420 Paseo De Onate, Española, NM 87532  on Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 1:00 p.m.

The family of Ernestine “Tina” Marlyn Gomez-Ocana has entrusted the care of their loved one to the DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory of the Espanola Valley.