In Memoriam

Zacarias Noelio Gonzalez was born on September 6, 1940 in Quemado de Guines, Cuba. Zacarias passed away on June 13, 2019 in Turlock, CA, with his loving family by his side. He was married to his loving wife, Maria J. Gonzalez, for 46 and a half wonderful years. During their 46 years of marriage, they had two children together, a daughter, Noelia Gonzalez of Turlock, and a son, Leonardo Gonzalez of Discovery Bay. He is also survived by his daughter-in-law, Jennifer Gonzalez, granddaughter, Jordana Lynn Gonzalez, and grandson, Tyson Zac Gonzalez of Discovery Bay. Zacarias enjoyed many things in life, including watching baseball and boxing. He also loved going to Tahoe with his wife and spending time at the casinos. Roulette was his game! He arrived in San Jose, CA in 1974 with his wife and two young children. He worked hard to provide for his family. A consummate family man, Zacarias enjoyed spending time with his family. He especially liked spending time with his two grandchildren, Jordana and Tyson. Zacarias was a quiet man, but he loved having people over to his home. He loved big Christmas Eve parties where he would make a Lechon (Cuban roasted pork). He was always so happy when his home was filled with his family, friends and a lot of laughter.

Funeral arrangements are being handled by Franklin & Downs Funeral Home, Modesto, CA.