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Memorial created 07-10-2013 by
Gilbert Gonzales
Pedro A. Gonzales
March 3 1915 - July 8 2013

This online memorial was created in loving memory of our Father, Pedro Gonzales, whose life story is told throughout this memorial website. Please sign Dad's guest book and let us know you came to visit. We will remember Dad forever. 

In Memory – Pedro A. Gonzales, Sr
Pedro A. Gonzales (Dad) passed away peacefully after a long and abundant life.
Pedro was born on March 3rd, 1915 to Pedro and Leonides Rocha Gonzales in San
Antonio, Texas.
He was preceded in death by his son, Rudy, his wife of 63 years, (our mother),
Febe  (Febe Rendon Gonzales),  sister Chata (Josephina) Mandujano and brothers
Rudy (Rudolfo) Gonzales, Amador Gonzales, Amadorcito Gonzales and Pablo
He is survived by his sisters Licha (Elisa) Esquivel , Petra Perez, Maria de la Luz
Gonzales, and Elida Gonzales. Dad is also survived by his five daughters and four
sons; Pedro R (and Patsy Guerrero Gonzales - Mother of Children), Irene (and
Rudolfo Gonzales, Late Father of Children; and Late Husband/Father
Arturo R. Mesa),  Eleanor ( Leonor) and Late Husband Bill Burke), Luis ( and Late
Wife – Diana), Vangie (Evangelina) and Late Husband Ricardo Martinez),  Rosie
(Rosalinda) – and Husband Manuel),  Roberto (and Wife Lilian),  
Gilberto (and Wife Rosie), and Gloria (and Husband Fernando).
His legacy includes twenty five (25) grandchildren, twenty
nine (29 ) great grandchildren, and ten (10) great great
grandchildren as well as a very large  number of loving
family members andfriends.
Dad worked tirelessly as a baker for all of his life, making bread for everyone, everyday.
His humor and wit continuously made us laugh. His compassion for all was
beyond comparison. He taught us to provide for our families and tocare for
all who are hungry and in need.
He accepted everyone equally.
His daily devotion and passion for the care of his wife, especially in her last
years, was  inspirational and Christ like.
He prayed for all his children and their families, each by name, every night. His
love never dies.
Our father will live in our hearts forever.  
Memorial contributions can be made to El Buen Pastor, PO Box 7334, San
Antonio, Texas 78207 (financial contributions only).  Sympathy condolences can
be expressed via internet at www.virtual-memorials.com (search by name: Pedro
A. Gonzales).
Memorial services and eulogy will be held Friday July 12, 2013 at 7:00 PM at
Trevino Funeral Home, 226 Cupples Road, San Antonio Texas 78207 Ph. 210 434-
Burial will be on Saturday July 13, 2013. Viewing will begin at 8:00 AM at Trevino
Funeral Home with procession departing at 9:20 AM and proceeding for services
to El Buen Pastor Church, 2122 Colima St., San Antonio, Texas 78207.
Internment will occur immediately after services at Colonial Chapel Hill Memorial
Park, 7735 Gibbs Sprawl Road, San Antonio, Texas Ph. 210 655-6411.



A dad is someone who
wants to catch you before you fall
but instead picks you up,
brushes you off,
and lets you try again.

A dad is someone who
wants to keep you from making mistakes
but instead lets you find your own way,
even though his heart breaks in silence
when you get hurt.

A dad is someone who
holds you when you cry,
scolds you when you break the rules,
shines with pride when you succeed,
and has faith in you even when you fail...


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