Gonzales, Loren W. Reverend Father
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Reverend Father Loren W. Gonzales went to his heavenly Father on June 3, 2014. Father Loren was born April 4, 1952 in Orange California and was ordained to the priesthood on April 15, 1989 for the Western Province of the Order of Servants of Mary (Servites). Father Gonzales was celebrating his 25th anniversary as a priest this year. He was assigned to the Diocese of Phoenix in July 1997 and was incardinated to the Diocese June 8, 2005. Father Gonzales served as Chaplain at Seton High School, Parochial Vicar at St. Thomas Aquinas Parish, and Parochial Administrator of St. William Parish. He was the Pastor of St. Charles Borromeo Parish from June 2005 until his death. Father Loren is survived by his mother Mary and was preceded in death by his father Ines. Visitation will take place on Friday June 6, 2014 at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, 8615 W. Peoria Avenue, Peoria, AZ 85345 from 5:00-7:00PM with Rosary and Vigil Service at 7:00PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, on Saturday, June 7, 2014 at 1:00PM with reception following at Rio Vista Community Center, Peoria. Memorial donations may be made in his honor to the church. Holy Cross Catholic Mortuary, Avondale is entrusted with arrangements.
Holy Cross Mortuary
9925 W Thomas Rd Avondale, AZ 85392
Published in The Arizona Republic on June 5, 2014