Robert McGonigle II

Robert (Bobby) J. McGonigle II, 29 of Las Cruces, N.M. died Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013. He was born to Robert (Bob) J. McGonigle Sr. and Theresa Trivedi on March 19, 1983 in Tucson, Ariz. A gentle man with a kind soul Robert enjoyed playing his guitar, going for hikes and just hanging out with his brother and family. In 2002, Robert graduated from Notre Dame High School in Lawrenceville, N.J. and would complete his formal learning with an associate degree in applied funeral science from Northampton Community College. His heart was made of gold, always looking for the best in everyone he would meet. Robert, your smile, voice and love will be deeply missed by all of your family and friends, rest peacefully in the arms of our Lord. He is survived by his father Robert (Bob) J. McGonigle Sr.; his mother and stepfather Theresa and Tony Trivedi, brother Mike McGonigle, uncles Billy, Patrick, Jim and John McGonigle, aunts Kathy Pearson, Lisa Franz, Ellie McGonigle, Janice Wales, Carol McGowan and Betty Shipman. Robert is also survived by his grandparents, Gloria McGonigle (Granny), Jane and Dale Kobler and many many cousins. He is preceded in death by grandfathers William (Pop Pop) J McGonigle, and George Fanfone, and his uncle Mike McGonigle. A visitation will be held on from 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013 at Getz Funeral Home where a prayer vigil will follow at 7 p.m. A funeral service will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013 at Getz Funeral Home with Msgr. John Anderson officiating. Rite of Christian burial will follow at Masonic Cemetery. Arrangements are with Getz Funeral Home, 1410 E. Bowman Ave, Las Cruces, NM 88001. In lieu of flowers, Bobby would smile if a donation was made in his name to The Animal Humane Society, US Aspergers Association, or The Gospel Rescue Mission. To sign the local online guest book, visit www.GetzCares.com.

Funeral Home

GETZ FUNERAL HOME - LAS CRUCES
1410 E. BOWMAN AVE.  Las Cruces, NM 88001
(575) 526-2419

Published in Las Cruces Sun-News on Jan. 15, 2013