Alberto “Sonny” Gonzales August 17, 1945 -June 14, 2010
He was born on August 17, 1945 in Paige, Texas and graduated from Giddings High School in 1963. Alberto worked for American Airlines for 35 years and was recognized as Maintenance and Engineering Employee of the Year in 1998. He retired in 2003 and enjoyed playing with grandkids, rooting for the Dallas Cowboys and doing administrative work for the National Association of Disability Representatives. \
He is survived by his wife, Martha, and two daughters, Regina Honaker of Midlothian and Julie Phelps of Frisco. He had seven grandchildren, who provided him with his greatest joy in life. He is preceded in death by his parents Andres and Maria Gonzales, brothers Zacarias, Domingo, Miltone and Angel; one sister Enedina. Surviving siblings are, Antonio, Jose, Santos, Rosario, Liborio and Reyes; two sisters Rosa and Consepcion.
Rosary services will be Friday June 18th, 2010 at 7:00pm at St. Margaret’s Catholic Church and the Grotto that was donated to the church by the Gonzales family. Funeral Mass will be Saturday, June 19, 2010 at 10:00am at the church.
His family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to St. Joseph Catholic Community in direction to the Patzun Guatemala mission fund: 1927 SW Green Oaks Blvd., Arlington, TX 76017