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Mario M. Gonzalez

July 22, 1961 — November 15, 2022

Lubbock

Mario M. Gonzalez, 61 of Lubbock passed away Tuesday, November 15, 2022. Viewing will begin Wednesday, November 16, 2022, at Calvillo Funeral Home from 3:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m., with a rosary beginning at 6:00p.m. the same day. Funeral Mass will begin on Thursday, November 17, 2022, at 2:00p.m. at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church with Father Rudy Crasta officiating. All arrangements were made under the direction of Calvillo Funeral Home & Chapel.
Mario was born July 22, 1961, in Mexico to the late Jesus and Vicenta Gonzalez.  He later went onto marry Maria Ortiz in 1996 in Lubbock, treasuring twenty-six years of marriage and thirty-nine years being together.  Mario, worked as a cook in the restaurant business and most recently for Copper Caboose Restaurant.  Mario, a Catholic by faith, loved his wife very much and loved all his grandchildren. He had a tremendous memory, he always remembered all his families’ birthdays, was very good at numbers and loved dancing. He will be remembered as a great teacher and irreplaceable person.  
He is preceded in death by his parents Jesus and Vicenta Gonzalez; a daughter Viola Ortiz; two sisters Maria Juarez and Luz Maria Gonzalez; and by a nephew Adrian Gonzalez.
Those left to cherish his memory are his loving wife Maria Gonzalez of Mexico; sons Juan Carlos Gonzalez of Amarillo, Mario Eduardo Gonzalez of Lubbock and Mario M. Gonzalez of Lubbock; one daughter April Gonzalez Moreno of Lubbock; four brothers Guadalupe Gonzalez of Lubbock, Oscar Gonzalez of Lubbock, Manuel Gonzalez of Lubbock and Cornelio Gonzalez of Houston; two sisters, Apolonia Saenz and Cruz Rodriguez both of Lubbock, seventeen grandchildren and two great grandchildren.                                                      

Mario M. Gonzalez, 61 de Lubbock falleció el martes 15 de noviembre de 2022. El velorio comenzará el miércoles 16 de noviembre de 2022 en Calvillo Funeral Home de 3:00 p. m. a 8:00 p. m., con un rosario que comenzará a las 6:00 p. m. .metro. el mismo día. La misa funeral comenzará el jueves 17 de noviembre de 2022 a las 2:00 p.m. en la Iglesia Católica Our Lady of Grace con el Padre Rudy Crasta oficiando. Todos los arreglos se hicieron bajo la dirección de Calvillo Funeral Home & Chapel.
Mario nació el 22 de julio de 1961 en México, hijo del difunto Jesús y Vicenta González. Posteriormente se casó con María Ortiz en 1996 en Lubbock, atesorando veintiséis años de matrimonio y treinta y nueve años juntos. Mario, trabajó como cocinero en el negocio de restaurantes y más recientemente para el restaurante Copper Caboose. Mario, católico de fe, amaba mucho a su esposa y amaba a todos sus nietos. Tenía una memoria tremenda, siempre recordaba los cumpleaños de todas sus familias, era muy bueno para los números y le encantaba bailar. Será recordado como un gran maestro y una persona insustituible.
Le precedieron en la muerte sus padres Jesús y Vicenta González; una hija Viola Ortiz; dos hermanas María Juárez y Luz María González; y por un sobrino Adrián González.
Los que quedan para atesorar su memoria son su amada esposa María González de México; hijos Juan Carlos Gonzalez de Amarillo, Mario Eduardo Gonzalez de Lubbock y Mario M. Gonzalez de Lubbock; una hija April Gonzalez Moreno de Lubbock; cuatro hermanos Guadalupe González de Lubbock, Oscar González de Lubbock, Manuel González de Lubbock y Cornelio González de Houston; dos hermanas, Apolonia Saenz y Cruz Rodriguez ambas de Lubbock, diecisiete nietos y dos bisnietos.

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Visitation

Wednesday, November 16, 2022

3:00 - 8:00pm (Central time)

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Recitation of the Rosary

Wednesday, November 16, 2022

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Mass

Thursday, November 17, 2022

2:00pm - 11:00am (Central time)

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3107 Erskine St, Lubbock, TX 79415

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