|Birth: ||May 10, 1920|
|Death: ||Aug. 17, 2008|
A visitation will be held today from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. in St. Francis Chapel at Gonzales Funerals & Cremations for 88-year-old David N. Gonzales, a long-time resident of Las Vegas who passed away on Sunday following an extended illness.
Services will be held at Our Lady of Sorrows Church with a rosary this evening at 7 and the Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated on Friday morning at 9. Father C. John Brasher will celebrate the Mass. The interment will follow in the San Jose Cemetery.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Antonio and Lucia Gonzales; his wife, Eloisa M. Gonzales; two sons: Frank and George Peter Gonzales; a daughter, Theresa Bengson and husband Chip; a grandson, John Paul Gonzales; an uncle, Pablo B. Gonzales; one sister-in-law, Lila Quintana; a brother-in-law Joe A. Quintana; and four sons-in-law, Ermie Garcia Jr., Fernando Echeverri, Felix R. Barela, and Pete M. Aragon.
He is survived by six daughters: Mary Lou Dominquez of Fontana, Calif., Angie Gonzales and husband Leroy of Mora, N.M., Lorraine Barela and companion Ron of Rio Rancho, N.M., Isabel Gonzales and companion Tony Quinones of Albuquerque, Helen Baca, and Josephine Gonzales both of Las Vegas, N.M.; three sons: Fermin Gonzales and companion Mary Jaramillo of Lelia Lake, TX, Juan Gonzales of Tucumcari, N.M., and Joseph Gonzales of Las Vegas, NM; two daughters-in-law, Rosalie Gonzales and Isidra Gonzales both of Las Vegas, N.M.; a son-in-law, Ron Cockrell of Albuquerque; 23 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, 4 great-great-grandchildren and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.
He was born on May 10, 1920, in Cuervo, N.M., and at the age of 5 moved to Las Vegas and had been a resident here for the past 83 years. He married Eloisa Marquez on Feb. 24, 1941, at Our Lady of Sorrows Church. He worked in the kitchen, housekeeping, laundry, hospital attendant, and psychiatric tech at the Las Vegas Medical Center for 26 years. He was a foster grandparent for 16 years and did volunteer work in the kitchen at the Senior Citizens Center. A life-long Catholic, he was a member of Our Lady of Sorrows Church and served as a mayordomo, a minister of the holy eucharist, and was a member of the Sociedad de San Jose and was a cursillista.
Online condolences can be sent to the family at www.gonzalesfunerals.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Billy G. Rogers at Gonzales Funerals & Cremations, 2315 Hot Springs Blvd., 425-9319.
Juan D Gonzales (1948 - 2014)*
Saint Joseph Cemetery
San Miguel County
New Mexico, USA
Created by: Kenneth D. Bogard
Record added: Aug 24, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 29264846
Grandpa its was 3 yrs on Aug. 17th that you went to be with our Lord & grandma Eloisa! We luv & miss you both so much! RIP until we meet again!|
Added: Aug. 27, 2012
It's been 2yrs that you passed away & your family is thinking about you & missing you. Rest in peace until we all meet again.|
Added: Aug. 17, 2010
Grandpa it's been a year since your passing on Aug. 17th. We all love and miss you. I know you are happy in heaven with grandma & your sons.|
Added: Aug. 20, 2009
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