Alberta Gonsalves
1927 - 2019
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Alberta Gonsalves
Passed away on February 12, 2019 in Sparks, NV at the age of 91 years. Devoted wife of the late William "Bill" Gonsalves, Jr. Adored mother of Shari Wolf of Santa Rosa. Beloved grandmother of David Wolf. Cherished great-grandmother of Madeleine and Vivienne Wolf. Loving sister of Jeanne Jacoby of FL, Judith Marks of Santa Rosa, and Ted Marks of CA. Survived by numerous nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends.
Alberta was born in San Francisco on November 16, 1927. In 1958, she married the love of her life, Bill, and together they enjoyed over 50 years of marriage. Alberta was a senior member of the Petaluma Riding & Driving Club and was a former drill mistress for the Petaluma Junior Riders. She was very proud of the time she spent working for Hospice of Petaluma as their office manager. Above all, Alberta loved her family. She was a wonderful woman and will be greatly missed.
Friends and family are invited to attend the Funeral Service on Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 11:00 am at the PARENT-SORENSEN MORTUARY & CREMATORY, 850 Keokuk St., Petaluma. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Petaluma, 416 Payran St., Petaluma, CA 94952. Interment: Calvary Catholic Cemetery, Petaluma.



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Published in Press Democrat on Feb. 17, 2019.
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February 25, 2019
Alberta, Rest in Peace. I'll cherish our talks about dad. Ted & Sally
February 25, 2019
Were saddened to have just heard of your passing. May you Rest In Peace. Love, Kristy (niece) and Al
Kristy Marks
Family
February 20, 2019
Cindy and family, we are sorry for your loss and send our thoughts to you all.
John Ranis Andrea Christensen
Friend
February 19, 2019
Leona (Sis) Colbeth
February 19, 2019
My family always enjoyed visiting with Alberta at family events. She was such a sweet person! I am very sorry I will not be able to attend the service but Rene is on Hospice Care and I have no one to watch her. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family.
John Cerini Sr
Family
February 19, 2019
She was a wonderful lady, and I loved when her and Bill would come to my parents house and stay when they would attend the RedBluff round up and Bull sale great memories of amazing people that I will always cherish❤
Tricia MILNE
February 18, 2019
To Sharon, David and Cindy - Alberta and I were always best friends even though we lived miles apart. We shopped, dined and laughed together and these are the precious moments that I shall always remember. You shall be missed a lot dear sister. Jeanne Jacoby
Jeanne Jacoby
Sister
February 18, 2019
Jeanne Jacoby
Sister
February 18, 2019
Sharon, David and the McDonald family,
We are so sorry to hear of Albertas passing...
She will always be in our hearts...sending healing prayers, and comforting hugs!
Donna, and Casey and family. (Monk and Vernas daughter and family)
Donna Heckman
Friend
February 17, 2019
Sharon and McDonald Family, So very sorry to hear of Alberta's passding. Prayers to all and may she rest in peace.
Bob and Elaine Dolcini
Elaine Cerini/Dolcini
February 17, 2019
Elaine Cerini/Dolcini
February 17, 2019
My condolences.
Youve left this world, but youve graced the world with an amazing family- one to be very proud of.
God speed.
Ann Bruner-Welch
Friend
February 15, 2019
Im very sorry to hear of Albertas passing. She was a very nice lady.
Betty Caletti
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