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Ruby Marie Gonzales

September 25, 1981 — December 19, 2022

Ruby Marie Gonzales, 41, passed into the arms of her Savior on December 19, 2022. She was born to the late Francisco Gonzales, Jr. and Polly N. Gonzales on September 25, 1981 in San Benito, Texas.

Ruby was a proud graduate of San Benito High School where she was a member of the Mighty Greyhound Band. After graduating high school, she attended the University of Texas at Kingsville where she received a Bachelor’s Degree in Education. At the time of her passing, Ruby was a dedicated and well-loved teacher at Jubilee Academy in Harlingen. She was a Christian and a member of The Pentecostal Church of San Benito.

She was preceded in death by her father, Francisco Gonzales, Jr.; her paternal grandparents, Francisco Gonzales, Sr. and Seferina Gonzales; and her maternal grandparents, Félix L. Núñez and María C. Núñez.

Left to cherish Ruby’s memory is her mother, Polly N. Gonzales; sisters, Monika Fitting (Joe) and Samantha Gonzales (Mark Garva); nieces and nephews, Greg Rodriguez Jr., Lauren E. Rodriguez, Cristian Rodriguez, Nikki Jo Fitting, Jake Ryan Fitting, Anthony R. Garcia, Angel A. Garcia, Andrew J., Garcia; and many loving aunts, uncles, and cousins. Also left to cherish her memory is her church family, her colleagues and students at Jubilee Academy-Harlingen, numerous close friends, and her fur baby Shadow.

The Gonzales family wishes to thank the staff of Harlingen Medical Center Emergency Department and Intensive Care Department for their excellent care.

The family will receive friends and relatives on Friday, December 23, 2022 from 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Buck Ashcraft San Benito Funeral Home. A celebration of Ruby’s life and God’s faithfulness will begin at 7:00 p.m. with Pastor J.C. Milligan officiating.

Funeral services for Ruby will conclude Friday evening.

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Visitation

Friday, December 23, 2022

1:00 - 9:00 pm (Central time)

Buck Ashcraft San Benito Funeral Home

1400 West Business 77, San Benito, TX 78586

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Celebration of Life

Friday, December 23, 2022

Starts at 7:00 pm (Central time)

Buck Ashcraft San Benito Funeral Home, Chapel A

1400 West Business 77, San Benito, TX 78586

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Cremation

Buck Ashcraft San Benito Funeral Home

1400 West Business 77, San Benito, TX 78586

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