April M. Gonzalez

April 11, 1957November 14, 2020
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April M. Gonzalez, 63, of Machesney Park, Illinois passed away peacefully November 14, 2020. Born on April 11, 1957 in Woodbridge, New Jersey to Andrew and Margaret Durinda. She graduated from Woodbridge Senior High School in 1975. In 1977 she moved to Rockford, Illinois. April married the love of her life Audilio Gonzalez on June 11, 1978 and they spent 42 beautiful years of life together. Shopping, chocolate, and her dogs Smokey and Precious were some of her favorite things but there was nothing she loved more than her family and two beautiful daughters.

April is survived by her husband, Audilio Gonzalez; daughters, Amanda and Sara Gonzalez; granddaughter, Briella Fiedler; siblings, Barbara Jones, Donna Golden, Ronald Durinda, and Elizabeth Waldner; many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her parents, Andrew and Margaret Durinda; brother, Steven Durinda.

A Walk Through Memorial Visitation will be held on Monday, November 23, 2020 from 1pm to 2pm at Sunset Funeral Home (8800 N. Alpine Rd, Machesney park, IL 61115). Private Family Service and Inurnment to follow. The Service can be viewed at 2pm at In Lieu of flowers donations can be made to the family.


  • Celebration of Life Memorial Walk Through Visitation

    Monday, November 23, 2020

  • Memorial Service (Private)

    Monday, November 23, 2020


  • Inurnment (Private)

    Monday, November 23, 2020

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Trixie Hickok

November 16, 2020

April had a beautiful smile that could light up the room! She was such a great neighbor with a huge heart! She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

Christy Richardson

November 16, 2020

Rest in peace. We will miss you my second mom.

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