Minnie Marie Gonzales passed away on March 16, 2022 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, she was 70 years of age. She was born on March 10, 1952 in Vadito, New Mexico.
Mrs. Gonzales was a devoted member of St. Vivian’s Catholic Church. She worked as a cook for the Midwest New Mexico CAP-Grants Headstart program. Her family will remember her love and will cherish all of the time they spent together. She was deeply loved and will be missed.
She is survived by three sons; Eddie Gonzales Sr. and his wife Gloria. Timmy Gonzales and his wife Antoinette Sanchez-Gonzales. David Gonzales and his fiancé Anna Hardy. 13 grandchildren; Naomie, Eddie Jr., Trey, Sylvan, Anthony, Celeste, Davin, Dawson, Marcus, Nicholas, Christan, Matthew, and Travis. Three great-grandchildren; Isaiah, Natalie, and Kai. Her sister; Marvella Gonzales and her husband Felix. Her Brother in-laws; Florencio Gonzales and his wife; Isabel. Thomas Gonzales and his wife Juanita. And Gene Chavez. Along with numerous other nephews, nieces, and God-children that also survive her.
She was preceded in death by her husband Eloy Gonzales Jr. A son; Norman Gonzales. Her parents; Frutoso and Rufina Martinez. A brother; Gilbert Martinez. A sister; Christine Martinez. Her in-laws; Eloy Sr. and Onecima Gonzales. Brother in-law; Jerry Gonzales. Sister in-law; Diana Chavez. Two nephews; Jerry Gonzales, Mickey Gonzales and his wife Mary Ellen and baby Justin.
On Tuesday March 22, 2022 at St. Vivian’s Catholic Church in Milan, a viewing will be begin at 6:00 PM then a Rosary will be recited at 700 PM. On Wednesday March 23, 2022 also at St. Vivian’s Catholic Church a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 am by Father John Paul Sauter. Interment will follow at Grants Memorial Park.
Pallbearers include; Eddie Gonzales Sr., Timmy Gonzales, David Gonzales, Marcus Gonzales, Anthony Gonzales, and Eddie Gonzales Jr.
Honorary Pallbearers include; Naomie, Marcus, Nicholas, Isaiah, Natalie, Celeste, Danielle, Brandon, Trey, Sylvan, Delany, Kiana, Aaliyah, Felix, Vivian, Jason, Josh, Samantha, Tiffany, Tieyerra, Gilbert Jr., Gilbert, Matthew, Christan, Mattea, and Kai.
Cope Memorial Chapel of Gallup is entrusted with arrangements.