Roberto Gonzalez, Sr., 67, of Spring Grove, died Thursday, February 14, 2013 at Hanover Hospital. He was the husband of Kathy L. (Diehl) Gonzalez.
Born December 19, 1945 in Mission, TX, Roberto was a son of the late Guadelupe and Carmen (Deleon) Gonzalez.
Roberto enjoyed rodeos, fishing and spending time with his family, grandchildren, great grandchild, and his dogs.
Surviving in addition to his wife are three sons, Roberto Gonzalez, Jr. of Hanover, Shawn G. Gonzalez of Hanover Ricardo A. Gonzalez, McSherrystown; three daughters, Shalena M. Gonzalez-Newman and husband Michael, Hanover, Chrystal M. Yingling and husband, Frank, York, Angela N. Price and husband Joseph, Jr. of York; five sisters, Lydia Brinston, Mary Herlein, Vicky Miranda, Paula Garcia and Janie Zarhinger; fifteen grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Roberto was preceded in death by a brother, Fidel Gonzalez.
A service to celebrate the life of Roberto will be held 11:00 am, Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at Wetzel Funeral Home and Crematory, 549 Carlisle St., Hanover, with Pastor Jason Leader officiating. A time to share memories and an opportunity to view will be at the funeral home, Tuesday from 10:00-11:00 am. A committal of ashes will be held 11:00 am Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at the Jefferson Cemetery, Codorus, PA.
Contributions may be made in Roberto’s memory to: The American Lung Association of Central PA, 3001 Old Gettysburg Rd., Camp Hill, PA 17011.
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