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Linda E. Gonzales

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Linda E. Gonzales Obituary
HORNELL - Linda E. Gonzales, 66, of 10 Sawyer St. Site, Hornell, died Tuesday afternoon (April 22, 2014) at Rochester General Hospital following a long illness.

Born in Sonyea, on Oct. 6, 1947, she was the daughter of Raphael Gonzales and the former Josephine Jones.

Linda resided in the Hornell–Wayland area for most of her life. She was a member of the Women of the Moose where she enjoyed playing "games of chance."

Linda loved music, listening to live bands and dancing. She also enjoyed attending plays and other theatrical productions.

She loved playing bingo. Her greatest pleasures came from spending time with her many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.?
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Gene Gonzales; a grandson, David Matthew Stoddard; and stepfather, Frank Galvan.

Surviving are two sons, Neil "Punk" (Dawn Patton) Stoddard of Arkport and Matthew "Matt" Stoddard of Hornell; five brothers, Ralph Gonzales of Watertown, Frank "Poncho" Galvan of Bath, Mark (Wendy) Galvan of Avoca, Ricky Gonzales of Barberton, Fla., and Reggie Gonzales of Forest, Va.; four sisters, Mercedes "Merci" (George Sullivan) Galvan of Avoca, Cathy (John) Balcer of Painted Post, Rorrie Gonzales of Vincent, Fla., and Rochelle Gonzales of Dansville; her stepmother, Caroline Gonzales of Wayland; her longtime companion, Mike Rowley of Hornell; her grandchildren, Justin Stoddard, Blake Stoddard, Nicole Patton, Jessica Patton, Kristen Mota, Ryan Mahdy, Brittany Stoddard and Brook Stoddard; her great-grandchildren, Mia Mota, Angel Mota, Teegan Eveland, Sebastian Mota, Harper Stoddard and Jaedyn LaManna; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

The family of Linda E. Gonzales will receive friends on Monday from 4–6 p.m. at the Dagon Funeral Home, 38 Church St., Hornell, where a memorial service will be held at the conclusion of calling hours at 6 p.m. with Deacon Robert McCormick officiating.

Linda's family requests that memorial contributions in her name be made to the Hornell Humane Society, 7649 Industrial Park Drive, Hornell, NY 14843. Memorial forms will be available at the Dagon Funeral Home.

To leave an online condolence or print a memorial form, visit www.dagonfuneralhome.com.
Published in Hornell Evening Tribune on Apr. 25, 2014
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