Rebecca Gonzales, 59, entered into rest on October 12, 2013 in Manteca, CA. She was born on September 17, 1954 in Sonora, CA. She joins her father, Raymond Esparza, brother, Stephen Esparza and her son, Robert Gonzales.
Mrs. Gonzales is survived by her husband of 40 years, Benny Gonzales. She has four surviving children, Robin Knab (Arnold), Benjamin Gonzales (April), Delfina Gonzales (John), and Juan “Johnny” Gonzales. She was blessed with six grandchildren, Tomasa, Constantina, Beranrdo, John Jr., Rebecca, and Hannah.
Rebecca took pride in taking care of her husband, children, grandchildren and her two little companions, her dog Wally and cat Homer. She enjoyed sewing, crafts and oldies music. She was philosophical always writing beautiful poetry. She constantly looked forward to organizing family BBQ’s and gatherings. Rebecca was fun loving with a great sense of humor. She will be remembered as a loving daughter, sister, wife, mother, and grandmother.
P.L. Fry & Son is honored to be serving the Gonzales family. Visitation will be on Monday, October 21, 2013, 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., held at P.L. Fry & Son, 290 N. Union Rd., Manteca. Services will be held on Tuesday, October 22, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. in the P.L. Fry & Son Chapel. She will be laid to rest at a later date at St. John’s Catholic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations can be sent to any Animal Rescue. An online guest book is available at www.plfryandson.com (search obituaries).
Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin
Saturday, October 19, 2013