Maria Gonzalez

Obituary of Maria Gonzalez

Maria Luisa Castro de Gonzaléz passed peacefully surrounded by all of her children on Wednesday, February 16, 2022 in London, Ontario at the age of 88.  Dear wife of Rigoberto Gonzalez for 70 years.

Loving mother of Mirna (Manuel), Edgar (Carolina), Luis (Jacqueline), Melany (Wilfredo), Sonia (Roberto), Yanira.

Proud grandmother of Wendy, Javier, Marina, Edgar, Jonathan, Nathaniel, Sebastian, Estefanie, Ernesto, Vanessa, Tania, Daniel, Alejandra, Roberto, Fernando, and the late Christian.

Cherished great grandmother of Francisco, Diego, Sara, Sofia, Aria, Luca, Valeria, Matteo, Samantha, Ava, Amina. 

Loved by her sisters Oralia, Blanca, sister-in-law Morena , and many nieces and nephews

Sera recordada como una mujer sencilla, trabajadora y honesta.  Le encantaba que todas sus visitas degustaran de sus comidas.  Disfrutaba mucho los paseos, admirando mucho la naturaleza, como las montañas, los parques y los ríos.  Le gustaba contar las historias de su niñez y  cantar las canciones de su epoca.  Nos compartia acera de su noviazco con nuestro papa.  Nuestra madre era muy creyente del  Sagrado Corazón de Jesús.  Una madre que apollaba a sus hijos y se divertia con sus nietos,  bisnietos y con cada uno de los miembros de la familia.  Siempre estaba junto a su esposo.  Fue una mujer quien nos ha dejado mucho enseñaza de amor, de fé y de fortaleza.

Maria Luisa will be remembered as an honest, hard worker.  She enjoyed entertaining and prided herself in the typical Salvadorian dishes she served her company.  Outings gave her enjoyment and she admired the countryside, the mountains, parks and rivers.  Storytelling about her childhood and singing songs of her time period gave her enjoyment.   She loved to share with us the courtship she had with her husband.  Our mother was a believer in the Sagrado Corazón de Jesús.  A mother that encouraged her children, played with her grandchildren, great grandchildren and loved being with all the members of her family.  Maria Luisa always by her husband’s side taught us all love, faith, patience and endurance.  She will be dearly missed by all who knew her.

Visitors will be received at John T. Donohue Funeral Home, 362 Waterloo Street at King Street, on Sunday, February 19, 2022, from 2-5 o'clock. Proof of vaccination and government ID to be shown upon entry for visitation only.   A funeral mass will be held at St. Francis – St. Martin Catholic Church, 46 Cathcart St, London, on Tuesday, February 22, 2022, at 11 o'clock.  Interment to follow in St. Peter’s Cemetery.



2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sunday, February 20, 2022
John T. Donohue Funeral Home
362 Waterloo Street
London, Ontario, Canada
519 434-2708
Proof of Vaccination and Government ID to be shown upon entry for visitation only.

Funeral Mass

11:00 am
Tuesday, February 22, 2022
St Francis - St. Martin Parish
46 Cathcart St.
London, Ontario, Canada
To register please email your first & last name along with a telephone number


12:00 pm
Tuesday, February 22, 2022
St. Peter's Cemetery
806 Victoria Street
London, Ontario, Canada
519 451-9120
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