OBITUARY

Gonzalo F. Gonzalez

November 16, 1927December 27, 2018
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Gonzalo F. Gonzalez, devoted husband, father, grandfather and friend, passed away on December 27, 2018 at the age of 91. He was born on November 16, 1927 to the late Antonio and Maria Gonzalez.

Gonzalo possessed a strong work ethic and was passionate of his carpentry trade. He was a dedicated and loyal employee for over 20 years and was able to enjoy retirement from Coastal States Refinery since 1992. In his retirement years, he enjoyed volunteering at Christus-Spohn Memorial Hospital and playing pool with his friends at Greenwood and Broadmoor Park Senior Centers.

Additionally, he was a huge baseball fan and was known for his good humor and jokes.

Gonzalo leaves his memories to his loving wife of 68 years, Maria R. Gonzalez; children, Joe (Irma) Gonzalez, Diana (Sam) Gonzalez and Margot (Donovon) Villarreal; grandchildren, Vanessa Gonzalez, Valerie Gonzalez, Victoria Gonzalez and Selina Lo (Richard); great-grandchildren, Rebecca Lo, Lucia Lo, Augustine Lo and Alexa Rodriguez.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at Memory Gardens Funeral Home from 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm with a Holy Rosary to be held at 7:00 pm that same evening. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thursday, January 3, 2019 at Holy Family Catholic Church at 10:00 am. Entombment will follow at Memory Gardens Mausoleum.

Pallbearers: Sam Gonzalez, Donovon Villarreal, Richard Lo, Richard Gunnoe, David Marroquin and Cristoval Ruiz.

  • FAMILY

  • Maria R. Gonzalez, Spouse
  • Joe (Irma) Gonzalez, Son
  • Diana (Sam) Gonzalez, Daughter
  • Margot (Donovan) Villarreal, Daughter
  • Vanessa Gonzalez, Grandchild
  • Valerie Gonzalez, Grandchild
  • Victoria Gonzalez, Grandchild
  • Selina (Richard) Lo, Grandchild
  • Rebecca Lo, Great Grandchild
  • Lucia Lo, Great Grandchild
  • Lucia Lo, Great Grandchild
  • Augustine Lo, Great Grandchild
  • Alexa Rodriguez, Great Grandchild
  • Antonio and Maria Fuentes Gonzalez, Parents
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Sam Gonzalez, Active
  • Donovon Villarreal, Active
  • Richard Lo, Active
  • Richard Gunnoe, Active
  • David Marroquin, Active
  • Cristoval Ruiz, Active

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, January 2, 2019
  • Holy Rosary Wednesday, January 2, 2019
  • Funeral Mass Thursday, January 3, 2019
  • Entombment Thursday, January 3, 2019
REMEMBERING

Gonzalo F. Gonzalez

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Pete Perez

January 1, 2019

Our condolences and prayers to the Gonzalez family.
Your Dad was a generous and kind person. I will always have a deep respect for him and remember his generosity.

Donna Rodriguez

January 1, 2019

Our deepest sympathy to Maria and the family. All of us volunteers will miss Gonzalo.

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