Victor Manuel GonzalesMarch 30, 1950 ~ December 9, 2017 (age 67)
Victor Manuel Gonzales, a native of San Benito, Texas, passed peacefully from this life on Saturday, December 9, 2017 after a brave battle with kidney disease. He was born to Jose Maria Gonzales and Aurora Garcia Gonzales on March 30, 1950. Victor retired after a 39-year-long career as an aircraft mechanic.
Left to treasure Victor’s memory are his loving wife of 45 years, Silvia Gomez Gonzales; his children, Gabriel Gonzales, Mary Andreina Gonzales (Moises), Victor Eric Gonzales (Cynthia); grandchildren Sarah, Tristan, Samuel, Kaitlyn, Kaleb, and Katherine; siblings, Cecilia, Josefina, Herminia, Anita, Susie, Elida, Estela, Gloria, Raquel, Joe, and David; mother-in-law, Sofia Gomez.
Victor was preceded in death by his parents, Jose Maria and Aurora G. Gonzales; brother, Gilberto; sister, Delia; and father-in-law, Emeterio Gomez.
The Gonzales family will be receiving friends and relatives on Wednesday, December 13, 2107 from 1:00 to 9:00 p.m. at San Benito Funeral Home with a recitation of the Holy Rosary at 7:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, December 14, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at Our Lady Queen of the Universe Catholic Church in San Benito. A graveside service will take place on Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Mont Meta Memorial Park.
Honored to serve as pallbearers will be Victor’s sons, Gabriel and Victor Eric Gonzales; nephews, Felipe Hernandez, Tomas Rangel, and Gilbert Gonzales, Jr.; and his son-in-law, Moises Hernandez.
The Gonzales family wishes to express its appreciation to the caring medical professionals at DaVita Valley Baptist – Harlingen Dialysis, the numerous physicians who tended to Victor, and to the American Kidney Fund for their generous support.
Memorial tributes to honor Victor Manuel Gonzales may be made to the American Kidney Fund (www.Kidneyfund.org).
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of San Benito Funeral Home, 1400 W. Business 77, San Benito, Texas 78586.
American Kidney Fund
2223 S. Buckner Blvd. #250, Dallast TX 75227