Obituary for GONZALES

Published in the Albuquerque Journal on Thursday October 29, 2009

GEORGE ANTHONY GONZALES. January 21, 1958 -October 23, 2009 George "Anthony" Gonzales, 51, was called home on October 23, 2009 after a courageous ten year battle with cancer. He was born in Santa Fe, New Mexico on January 21, 1958 to George and Celina Gonzales. Anthony, a gentle soul, revolved his life around God and family. Anthony was a devout Catholicteaching catechism and confirmation at San Isidro Church and singing with the 8:00 am choir. He co-founded AM 810 Que Suave Radio and the "Santa Fe Hometown News." Anthony blessed people with his voice and inspired his sons' and daughter's musical and theatrical talents. Anthony's life was dedicated to his wife and best friend, Gigi; sons Anthony "Bubba" and Joshua; and daughter, Gianna. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Juan J. and Dora Vigil, and Alejandro and Porfillia Gonzales. He is survived by his loving wife, Gigi; sons: Anthony "Bubba" and Joshua; and daughter, Gianna; parents, George and Celina Gonzales; brothers: Patrick, Javier, and Estevan; in-laws, Mary Jo and Orvil Bradley; sisters in-law: Karmella Borrego-Gonzales, Consuelo Carrillo, Adi-Risa Gonzales, Jackie Bradley-Ortiz, and Christine Bradley ; brothers in-law: Vince Bradley, Chris Bradley, Anthony Bradley-Ortiz, and Duke Bradley; nieces: Alexandra, Mariah, Basiea, Paige, Cameron, and Cadence; nephews: Lee, Christopher, Michael, Damien, Isaiah, Rico, Cisco, Adaiah, and Asher; great-nephews: Charles Xavier and Jareth Solomon; and many aunts, uncles, and cousins. The family wishes to thank Dr. David Gonzales and Dr. Richard Gerety. Anthony was a very spiritual and wise man who lived by the motto, "Happiness is not having everything, but being happy with everything you have. " Anthony, we are all better people because of YOU! Visitation will be held on Thursday, October 29, 2009 from 5:00-6:00 p.m., followed by the Rosary from 6:00-7:00 p.m. at San Isidro Center. The funeral mass will be held on Friday, October 30, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. at the Saint Francis Cathedral. Interment will follow at Memorial Gardens. Arrangements are under the direction of Berardinelli Family Funeral Service 1399 Luisa Street Santa Fe, NM 87505 (505) 984-8600

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