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Rose Marie Gonzalez

Services for Rose Marie Gonzalez will be held on Saturday, April 6 at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses at 2 p.m.

Rose Marie Gonzalez passed away on March 23, 2019. At the time of her passing she was being visited and comforted by family members at the Rehabilitation Center of Albuquerque in Albuquerque, N.M. She was 73 years old.

She was born in Canon City, Colo, the oldest daughter of four, and was raised in Aguilar, Colo. with her sisters whom she loved very much. After high school, Rose moved to New Mexico where she worked as a telephone operator for Mountain Bell.

Soon after, she met her husband, Humberto Gonzalez, and became a homemaker when they started their family.

She was a very devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. Her family was important to her and she enjoyed spending time with them. Her grandchildren were the light of her life, and she loved them very much.

Rose was preceded in death by her parents: Joseph Alvarez and Lucille Torrez Alvarez; and her husband: Humberto Gonzalez.

She is survived by her son: Michael Gonzalez and wife Kandas; her daughter: Marissa Gonzalez (Dion Sandoval); her grandchildren: Kylie, Matthew, Alexis, and Lauren; her sisters: Charlotte Vialpando and husband John; Lela Nolen and husband Don; Barbara Alvarez; and her many nieces and nephews.

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