Irene Gonzales

Irene Gonzales
62, entered peacefully into eternal rest on March 4, 2013. She was born on September 23, 1950 in San Antonio, Texas to Elisa and Ramon Torres. She is survived by her devoted husband of 47 years Sixto; children Esther (Andy), Sandra, Evelyn (Renee) and Rene (Jenny); grandchildren Jennifer (Erik), Julie (Brandon), Andrew, Vanessa, Gabrielle, "Big" Michael, Victoria, Joseph, "Lil" Michael, Dominic and Alexis; great grandsons Christopher, Benjamin and Urijah.
She leaves her loving memories to be cherished by her sisters, Lilly, Sylvia, and Yvette and brother, Raymond. Many affectionately knew her as "Mom Irene" as she treated everyone like family. She was known for her strength, sharp wit, good sense of humor, great stories and wonderful cooking. She loved the holidays and all that went along with celebrating them from decorating to parties. Nothing brought her greater joy than being surrounded by her family and friends.
Please join us for a Celebration of Life service at Colton Community Church (1301 N. Rancho Ave., Colton, CA ) on Sunday March 10, 2013 at 1 pm. Reception to follow at the American Legion Hall (1401 Veteran's Way, Colton, CA).
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations in her name be made to . In Irene's honor feel free to wear a splash of color as we celebrate her life.

Published in San Bernardino Sun on Mar. 8, 2013