Lucila S. Gonzalez passed away peacefully in her sleep on Monday, January 23rd, 2023, at her home in Houston, Texas. She was a wonderful person who was always there when we needed her. She had many friends and was well-loved by everyone that knew her.
Ms. Gonzalez was born Lucila Salinas on 1948 in San Diego, Texas and raised in Alice, Texas by her parents Alfredo and Adelfina Salinas. Lucila was a homemaker all of her life as well as worked as a waitress at Garza’s Café and Gusman’s Mexican Restaurant for many years. While she was not working she absolutely loved spending quality time with friends and family listening/singing to music, playing cards and enjoying her coffee at all times! In Alice, she met her loving husband, Carlos Gonzalez.
She was predeceased by her parents Alfredo and Adelfina Salinas, her husband Carlos C. Gonzalez, siblings Alfredo Salinas Jr., Ricardo Salinas, Guadalupe Saucedo, Ana Elva Madera, Adolfo Salinas, her grandson Dagoberto Baiza, and her great-grandson Isiah Baiza.
She is survived by her four children: Eneida (Jose) Perez, Brenda (Eugenio) Buenavista, Carlos (Rebeca) Gonzalez, Felipe (Dalia) Gonzalez; her stepdaughter’s: Mary Rice, Sara Loza, Anita Gonzalez, Belinda Jimenez; her two siblings: Irma (Ricardo) Madera, San Juanita Aguirre. Lucila is also survived by 16 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren that she loved very dearly.
Her Services will be held on Monday, January 30, 2023, at:
Mauro P. Garcia Funeral Home Chapel: (visitation at 8am, Rosary at 9am)
600 S. Wright St
Church mass will be at: (10am)
St. Joseph Catholic Church
801 S. Reynolds St.
Burial will follow at:
Rose Lawn Cemetery
4030 E. Hwy 44 Alice, Texas
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