May 17, 1948 — Dec. 7, 2012
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, Dec. 14, for Roberto Gonzalez of Newman, who died Friday, Dec. 7, at Emanuel Medical Center in Turlock.
Mr. Gonzalez, 64, was a native of Laredo, Texas, and was a resident of Newman for 15 years. He was a parishioner of St Joachim’s Catholic Church in Newman.
Mr. Gonzalez is survived by his brother, Javier Gonzalez and wife, Josephina, of Newman and his sisters, Susy Pineda and her husband, Robert, of Modesto, Rosie Galvin and husband, Henry, of Westley, Bertha Loreto and husband, Pedro, of Modesto, Maricela Zavala and husband, Juan, of Chula Vista and Leticia Parras and husband, Cesario, of Los Banos. He was preceded in death by his parents, Gregorio and Dora Gonzalez; brothers, Jose Gonzalez, Ricardo Gonzalez and Ruben Gonzalez.
A visitation will be observed from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 13, followed by a recitation of the rosary at 7 p.m. at Hillview Funeral Chapel, 450 W. Las Palmas Ave., in Patterson. A second visitation will be observed from 8:30 to 9:45 a.m. Friday, Dec.14, at the chapel and will be followed by a 10 a.m. Mass at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 529 I St., in Patterson. Burial will follow at Patterson District Cemetery, 10800 Highway 33, Patterson.
Memorial contributions in Mr. Gonzalez’s name may be sent to American Kidney Fund, 6110 Executive Blvd, Ste. 1010, Rockville, Maryland 20852.