Mar 10, 1924 - Feb 1, 2013
Resident of Santa Clara
Ralph passed away peacefully on February 1 with his family at his side.
He proudly served in the Army during World War II.
He was preceded in death by his brother, John Gonzales; and his sister, Ramona Camerena.
Ralph is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Mercy; children, Rosemarie (Cruz) Alanis, Ralph J. Gonzales; his grandchildren, Lynette, Anthony, Ralph III, Jade; his great-grandchildren, Catelyn, Madeline, Audrina, Ariyah, Isabella; brother, Frankie (Margie) Gonzales; and many nieces nephews.
A funeral mass will be held at 10am on Monday, February 11 at St Justin's Church 2655 Homestead Rd., Santa Clara. A graveside service will be held at 2pm on Tuesday, February 12 at San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery 32053 W McCabe Rd., Santa Nella.
Published in San Jose Mercury News/San Mateo County Times on Feb. 8, 2013