Pauline was 87 years young when she passed away unexpectedly the evening of Thursday, December 3, 2015, while comforted by her children at Mercy General Hospital in Sacramento, CA.
She was born to Jose and Anita Moreno in Bakersfield, CA. where she attended Bakersfield High School and later worked as a nurse at the Greater Bakersfield Memorial Hospital.
She now joins her husband Mario V. Vela who passed on January 8, 2013, both of whom were longtime members of the Sociedad Juarez and Comite Mexicano de Beneficencia.
Pauline loved her Bakersfield home, friends and community, but found it necessary to spent her last 5 years in her Sacramento, CA. home due to health issues.
She is survived by her children/grandchildren/great grandchildren and spouses Anthony P. Gonzalez Sr. (& Beth), Joseph P. Gonzalez-Lederer (& Steven), David Aranda (& Sara). Anthony P. Gonzalez Jr. (& Toni), Christina T. Vecere (& Justin), Carlos Gonzalez (& Cynthia), Salina M. Gonzalez, Joseph P. Gonzalez Jr., Denise Gonzalez-Walker, and Mario Gonzalez. Justin Vecere Jr., Julian Vecere, Michael Gonzalez, and Alivia Gonzalez.
There will be no funeral, but please join her children and family On December 29, 2015 at the Sociedad Juarez Hall located at 815 E. Truxtun Blvd to celebrate her life and memories from 11a.m. - 4 p.m.
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Dec. 20, 2015
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