Federico Gonzales LUBBOCK- Funeral services for Federico Freddie Gonzales of Lubbock will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church officiated by Monsignor David Cruz. Burial will be in Peaceful Gardens Memorial Park under the direction of Guajardo Funeral Chapels. Viewing will be held on Monday between the hours of 5 and 7 p.m. followed by a Rosary immediately afterwards. Mr. Gonzales was born on May 30, 1934 in Cantuna, Zacatecas, Mexico. He was a lifelong resident of Lubbock and married Jesusa Cruz on Aug. 17, 1973. Mr. Gonzales was a barber by trade, and owned and operated Freddie's Barber Shop on North University for 43 years. He was also a devoted member of Our Lady of Grace and participated as one of the musicians for 36 years. He played the guitar at the 9 O'clock Mass every Sunday until 2009. He was also a Cursillista. In addition to his wife Susie, Mr. Gonzales is survived by sons, Frederick Jr., Jaime, Joe, Ezequiel and Abel Gonzales; Steven Garcia; and daughters, Mary Ann Gonzales and Sylvia Andrist. He also was a proud grandfather of 36 grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
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Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal on Feb. 25, 2013