November 20, 1936 – July 15, 2020

   Pauline “Pinky” Padilla passed away on Wednesday, July 15, 2020.  She was a lifelong Colorado resident.

   Pinky was born on November 20, 1936 to George Espinoza and Rosa (Valdez) Espinoza in Antonito, Colorado.  She worked for more than 20 years as a housekeeper at the Palmer House.  She and her husband, Daniel J. Gomez, were married for 47 years.  She loved making puzzles and reading. 

   She is survived by her husband, Daniel; her children: Dale Padilla and Sandra Padilla-Verwiebe; her siblings: Carlos Espinoza and Julie Vereen from South Carolina; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by a son, Timmoth Padilla; her parents; a brother, George Espinoza; and a sister, Martha Baca.

   A memorial service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Monday, July 20, 2020 at Shrine of Remembrance “America the Beautiful” Chapel, 1730 E. Fountain Blvd.

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