JOSE LORENZO GONZALES Born in Vadito, New Mexico April 30, 1949 went to be with the Lord on May 18, 2013 following a brief illness. He passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family. He is preceded in death by his mother, Esther Gonzales. Lorenzo was known as being honest, kind and was known to always offer a helping hand to anyone in need. He was also well known in the automotive business for being a true expert. After retirement, he enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and working on various remodeling projects around his house. Lorenzo was survived by his father, Manuel Gonzales of Vadito, New Mexico (who passed away May 20, 2013); his wife and soul mate, Mary; his children: Geri C De Baca, Arthur Martinez (Mary Ellen), Melanie Montoya (George), Jacob Gonzales and Lori Gonzales (Ben); grandchildren: Amanda, Nickolas, Jarod, Mariah, Arcadia, Arthur, Kylee, Michael, Mila, Allissa, Lucas and Emily; 7 sisters; and 5 brothers. He is also survived by numerous relatives and friends who loved and will miss him. Services will be held at St. Anne Catholic Church, 511 Alicia Street, Santa Fe, NM, on Friday, May 24, 2013. A Rosary will be recited at 10 a.m. with a Funeral Mass to follow. Interment will be held at Memorial Gardens Cemetery. The family wishes to convey their heartfelt thanks to everyone who visited him and supported him in Denver. 417 East Rodeo Rd. Santa Fe, NM 87505 Phone: (505) 989-7032 Fax: (505) 820-0435 santafefuneraloption.com
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Published in Santa Fe New Mexican on Jan. 1, 1900