Noel Gonzalez

Noel Enrique Gonzalez passed away on November 23, 2012 at ManorCare in Boulder. He was 62 years old. Noel was born on December 15, 1949 to Noel Orlando and Angelica Solange Gonzalez (Lasa) in Havana, Cuba. He became a U.S. citizen on February 21, 1986. Noel worked as a security guard for many years and was an automobile mechanic for a few years before that. He married Grace Marie Araya on December 21, 1974 in Miami Beach, FL. Noel was predeceased by his parents as well as his brother, Enrique Orlando Gonzalez. Noel is survived by his loving wife of 38 years, Grace; daughter Yvette (Paul) Arnold of Highlands Ranch; grandchildren Everett Ward and Kaitlyn Grace Arnold of Highlands Ranch; nieces Cristina Berkowitz of Miami, FL and Elizabeth Williams of Ft. Lauderdale, FL and aunt Vilma (Freddie) Gil also of Miami, FL. Noel is also survived by Guinevere, the family cocker-spaniel. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM on Friday, November 30, 2012 at Crist Mortuary Chapel. Memorial contributions may be made to the Boulder Humane Society at 2323 55th Street, Boulder, CO 80301. Please share thoughts, memories, and condolences with the family at

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Published in The Daily Camera on Nov. 29, 2012