Gloria Gonzales
1948 - 2020
Gloria Gonzales

Dec. 18, 1948 - Nov. 15, 2020

Gloria Espinosa Gonzales, 71, of Robinson, passed away Sunday, November 15, 2020. A visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m., Friday, November 20, at Pecan Grove Funeral Home, 3124 N. Robinson Dr., Waco.

Gloria was born December 18, 1948, in Waco, Texas, to Hope and Dan Espinosa Sr. She married Telesforo "Frank" Gonzales Jr. in 1968. She worked for WISD for over thirty years and finished these years at Kendrick Elementary as their cherished campus clerk. Gloria's family was the most important to her. She enjoyed playing bingo and hosting family/holiday get togethers. She spent her free time helping out at the local pantries. And let's not forget her love for her cat and dog, Bruce and Kitty. She spent a wonderful 53 years married to Frank and was a loving and providing mother to Frank T. Dan and Julian.

She was preceded in death by her sons, Frank T. Gonzales, Dan C. Gonzales; father, Dan Espinosa Sr.; sisters, Angelita Lopez, Virginia Trujillo; brother, Paul Espinosa; niece and nephew, Paula and Paul Lopez.

Gloria is survived by her husband, Frank Gonzales; son, Julian Gonzales; mother, Hope Espinosa; granddaughters, Anyssa and Alexis Suarez, Liliana Gonzales; grandson, Joshua Gonzales; brothers, Nino Barello and wife, Damaris, Danny Espinosa Jr. and wife, Lupe.

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Published by Waco Tribune-Herald on Nov. 19, 2020.
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3124 Robinson Drive, Waco, TX 76706
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Our Deepest Condolences.We will miss Ms. Gonzales, she was such a sweet person. Ms. Gonzales was there for my family in her own special way.Thank you for a special person. God has her by his side now.
November 23, 2020
Sincerest condolences. Mrs. Gonzales was always so welcoming anytime I went Kendrick to visit CCMS' incoming 6th grade students. I am so sorry for your loss.
Donna Azbell
November 21, 2020
My sincere condolences to the family, may she rest in peace in God's loving arms.
Rita Larios
November 21, 2020
Mrs. Gonzales was like the on-campus mother to so many students at UHS when I was there over 25+ years ago. She was loving, supportive and kept us out of trouble. Truly a remarkable soul. My deepest sympathies to her family!
Gina Perez Enriquez
November 20, 2020
Sorry to hear your family member. Sh was such a nice and beautiful person. Love the wording of her orbit. , You can see she was such a special person. God bless. Henrietta Flores Villarreal
Henrietta Flores Villarreal
November 20, 2020
So very sorry to hear of Gloria’s passing. Praying for Frank and the family, and for Gloria’s mother and siblings. May our dear friend rest in God’s peace.
Delores Duron
November 20, 2020
Delores Duron
November 20, 2020
Gloria was such a wonderful, kind and compassionate individual. It was a pleasure to know and work with her and she will be greatly missed.
Jackie Bouchard
November 20, 2020
We are so sorry to hear of the loss of Gloria. We have always loved her from first meeting her. May God be with you and comfort you today and the difficult days ahead.
Mike & Judy Jones
November 19, 2020
So so sorry for your loss, my thoughts and prayers go out to the family through this difficult time. Mrs. Gonzales was one of the sweetest people I have ever met. She loved my kid´s and they will forever remember her as they grow, she will always have a special place in their hearts! May GOD wrapped his arms around the family and comfort them.
Danny Ybarra
November 19, 2020
Josh. Sorry for the loss of your grandmother. Prayers for you and your family. Love Aunt Nita
Nita Wuebker
November 19, 2020
Loved working with Gloria at North Waco. She was a priceless addition to the faculty as a person staff and children loved.
Karen Malone
November 19, 2020
To the family of Mrs. Gonzales my prayers are with you all. She was such a wonderful person and my children who attend Kendrick loved her and we miss her. God has an angel in his kingdom.
Marisa Espinoza
November 19, 2020