Santos F. Gonzales

Santos F. Gonzales

July 17, 1945 - September 18, 2017

Santos F. Gonzales, age 72 of San Marcos, passed away on Sept. 18, 2017, surrounded by family after a courageous battle with cancer. Santos was born on July 17, 1945, in San Antonio but later moved to San Marcos in the early ‘60s. Santos was an avid fisherman and enjoyed fishing trips to the coast with his son “Nuni.” Santos also enjoyed doing mechanic work on cars. Santos is preceded in death by his parents Felix and Evangelina Gonzales; wife Mary Silgero Gonzales; sisters Grace Martinez, Yolanda Garcia and Eva Coronel; and brother Eloy Gonzales.

Survivors include sons Santos P. Gonzales (Ariana) and Miguel Ruiz; daughter Julie Corral (Lorena, TX), grandchildren Nicholas Gonzales, Michael Gonzales (Minerva), and Javier and Nicholas Corral (Lorena, TX); great-grandchildren Sara, Athena and Jenson Gonzales; brothers, Gilbert H. Gonzales (San Marcos) and Ricky Gonzales (San Antonio), sisters Mary Garcia (Lorena, TX) and Anita Mello (San Antonio), best friend Nidia Bustamante, numerous nieces and nephews, as well as many lifelong friends.

A special memorial service will be held on Oct. 13, 2017, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church located at 5078 Redwood Road, San Marcos, TX 78666.

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