Obituaries (01/28/2012)

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GONZALES – Gertrude P. Gonzales, 88, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 25, 2012 surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Socorro, NM on December 1, 1923, to Juan and Clara (Morris) Peralta. She was preceded in death by her parents, her beloved husband of 50 years, Ernest P Gonzales, her sister, Isabel Gonzales and her brothers, Dolores Peralta, Johnny Peralta, Teofilo Peralta, Henry Peralta and Manuel Pino. Gertrude enjoyed crocheting and  playing a card game called “Cocinitas”. She was a very good cook and loved cooking for her family. She always enjoyed taking family trips to Water Canyon to pick Pinion. Gertrude loved and adored her family. She is survived by her devoted children,Tommy O Gonzales and wife, Virginia; Salomon Gonzales and wife, Georgia;  Henry Gonzales and wife, Peggy; Christina Carnagey and husband, John; and Eva Livingstone and husband, Pete; eight loving grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; and her loving sister, Lola Peralta. A Visitation will take place Sunday, January 29, 2012, from 2:00 pm until 5:30 pm at the  Daniels Family Funeral Services – Socorro Chapel, 309 Garfield St, Socorro. A Rosary will be recited  also on Sunday, January 29, 2012, at 7:00 pm at San Miguel Catholic Church. A Mass of Resurrection will be celebrated on Monday, January 30, 2012, at 9:00 am at San Miguel Catholic Church with  Father Andrew Pavlak as Celebrant. Interment will take place in the San Miguel Catholic Cemetery. Pallbearers are: Theresa Gonzales, Sal Gonzales Jr., Barbara Gonzales, Ron Gonzales, David Livingstone, Brad Gonzales, Brittany Gonzales, and Paul Romero Jr.To view information or leave a condolence, please visit www.danielsfuneral.com  Gertrude’s care has been entrusted to: Daniels Family Funeral Services, 309 Garfield St., Socorro, New Mexico, 87801. 575-835-1530