JOSE LUIS GONZALES Jose Luis Gonzales passed away at home on March 9, 2014. Luis was born May 20, 1934. He was 79. A native of Chupadero, Santa Fe, NM, Luis was a high-spirited man. full of love, laughter, wisdom and fun. He had a smile that could light up a room. He proudly served during the Korean War in the U.S. Army. Luis was a wonderful husband, father, brother, grandfather, uncle and friend. He was the true definition of a family man. Luis was preceded in death by his parents; Brothers: Jose Carmel, Donaciano and Joe; Sisters: Basilia, Carmelita and Victoria; Son: Michael and Daughter: Charlotte. He is survived by his wife and best friend of more than 40 years, Rita Gonzales; Brother: Pedro; Sisters: Tessie, Toni, Lenora, Lupe and Jane; Daughters: Edna (Adrian) and Tina; Sons: Alex (Annabell), Jose, Richard (Amy), Simon (Victoria) and Anthony and numerous grandchildren. He will be dearly missed by all. Visitation will be Thursday, March 13, 2014 from 5 pm to 7 pm with a rosary to be recited at 7 pm at Berardinelli Family Funeral Service. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, March 14, 2014 at 11 am at Our Lady of Guadalupe. Burial with full military honors will be at 1:30 pm at the Santa Fe National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in his name to the Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, c/o Our Lady of Guadalupe, 417 Agua Fria St., Santa Fe, NM, 87501 Berardinelli Family Funeral Service, 1399 Luisa Street Santa Fe, NM 87505. (505) 984-8600. Please sign our guestbook for the family at: www.berardinellifuneralhome.com
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Berardinelli Family Funeral Service
1399 Luisa Street
Santa Fe, NM 87505
Published in Santa Fe New Mexican on Mar. 12, 2014