Alfonso Gonzalez, Sr.
Alfonso Gonzalez, Sr.
Alfonso Gonzalez, Sr.
Alfonso Gonzalez, Sr.
Alfonso Gonzalez, Sr.
Alfonso Gonzalez, Sr.

Obituary of Alfonso Gonzalez, Sr.

Alfonso “Poncho” Gonzalez Sr., 94 of Port Isabel, Texas, passed away on Wednesday, May 6, 2020, at his residence surrounded by his loving family. He was a lifetime resident of Port Isabel, lifetime member of Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church, and an avid Tarpon fan. Poncho worked for the City of Port Isabel, later known as the Laguna Madre Water District, for 45 years when he retired as a foreman in 1993. He enjoyed playing baseball, shooting pool, and dancing. He is preceded in death by his wife, Enriqueta Garza Gonzalez; grandson, Abraham Martinez; granddaughter, Criselda Alamo; five brothers; one sister; and son-in-law, Ramiro Martinez. Poncho is survived by his children, Rosalinda (Abel) Gonzalez, Alfonso Gonzalez, Hermelinda Martinez; Enriqueta (Antonio) Alamo, Enedina (Gerardo) Alamo; and Sulema (Lenny) Everding; 42 grandchildren; 42 great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great-grandchildren. A viewing will begin on Thursday, May 7, 2020, from 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. with a rosary at 6:00 p.m. at Thomae-Garza Funeral Home in San Benito, Texas. A catholic mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, May 8, 2020, at St. Cecilia Catholic Church, 606 W Ocean Blvd, Los Fresnos, TX 78566, with cremation to follow. Honored to serve as pallbearers are Abel Gonzalez, Alfonso Gonzalez III, Venustiano “Tuffy” Martinez, Gerardo Alamo Jr., Antonio Alamo III, and Sabino Hernandez Jr. Due to current restrictions, this establishment will follow the 25% occupancy limit of 50 persons or less and all persons shall institute social distancing of a minimum space of 6 feet apart. All individuals must wear face coverings or masks. (may include bandanas or sewn or cloth face coverings) You may sign the online guestbook and send words of comfort or sympathy cards to the family of Alfonso “Poncho” Gonzalez Sr. at: www.thomaegarza.com. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Thomae-Garza Funeral Home and Crematory, 395 S. Sam Houston Blvd., San Benito, Texas, (956) 399-1331.
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Thursday
7
May

Visitation

1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday, May 7, 2020
Thomae-Garza Funeral Home
395 S. Sam Houston
San Benito, Texas, United States
9563991331
Thursday
7
May

Rosary

6:00 pm
Thursday, May 7, 2020
Thomae-Garza Funeral Home
395 S. Sam Houston
San Benito, Texas, United States
9563991331
Friday
8
May

Funeral Mass

10:00 am
Friday, May 8, 2020
St. Cecilia Catholic Church
606 West Ocean Blvd.
Los Fresnos, Texas, Texas, United States
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