||New York| Richard Gomes
Death: December 2006
Gomes met and befriended John Gotti in the 1960s when both were small time hoods doing time at the federal prison in Lewisburg. Gomes became a made man in the Gambino Crime Family. He showed Gotti his absolute loyalty by participating in the killing of John Favara, who killed the 12-year old son of Gotti in a accident. He personally went to Gotti afterwards to say that the dirty work was finished.
Gomes died at an age of 73 of natural causes. He was found dead by two of his nieces, it is raported that when they found Gomes dead, a picture of Gotti was hanging in his appartment.
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