Gilbert C. Gonzales, 78, passed away Friday, March 29, 2013, in Alamogordo.
He is survived by his wife, Margaret; his sons Gilbert and wife, Judy, Sam and wife, Mary, David and wife, Eva, John (Michael), Eddie and wife, Norma, and Frank (Pancho); daughter Rosie and husband, David; 19 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; his sisters Clara Marrujo and husband, Frutoso, and Virginia Chavarria; as well as several nieces and nephews.
Gilbert was a lifelong resident of the Alamogordo and Tularosa area. He was a sports enthusiast who actively followed his grandchildren's games. He was also a Lobos fan and loved horse races. Gilbert was a mechanic who was willing to lend a helping hand to those in need.
The rosary will be recited at 10 a.m. Friday, April 5, 2013, at St. Francis de Paula Catholic Church in Tularosa by Margie Salcido. Mass of the Resurrection will follow at 11 a.m. with Father Carlos Espinosa as celebrant. Interment will follow at Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery.
Published in Alamogordo Daily News from Mar. 31 to Apr. 10, 2013