GUSTAVO "TAVO" GONZALEZ MISSION - Gustavo "Tavo" Gonzalez, 79, passed away February 3, 2013 at his residence in Mission. He was preceded in death by his wife Maria Dolores Gonzalez, his parents Hilario and Ester Gonzalez and his brother Ernesto Gonzalez. He is survived by his son Gustavo (Cindy) Gonzalez Jr.; sisters Angelica Gonzalez, Ester Hernandez; step-children San Juana (Jose) Escalera, Alma (Eddie) Rodirguez, Leticia Piñon and Victor Rodriguez. He is also survived by 16 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great grandchildren, and 5 nieces and nephews. He was a veteran of the Korean War. He proudly served in the Army from June 1952 to August 1962. Visitation will be held today at Ric Brown Family Funeral Home from 1:00 pm to 9:00 pm with a rosary at 7:00 pm. Funeral mass will be held Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 2:00 pm at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Valley Memorial Gardens. Services are under the direction of Ric Brown Family Funeral Home of Mission. Sign the guest book at

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Ric Brown Family Funeral Home-Mission
621 East Griffin Parkway Mission, TX 78572
(956) 583-6333

Published in The Monitor on Feb. 5, 2013