Ambrosio “Lefty” Gonzales, 81 of Slaton passed away January 6, 2015 in Lubbock. A rosary will be held this evening at 7:00 pm, in The Chapel at Broadway Funeral Directors. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 2:30 pm Saturday, January 10, 2015 in St. Joseph’s Catholic Church of Lubbock with Father Martin Pina officiating. Burial will follow in Peaceful Gardens Memorial Park under the direction of Broadway Funeral Directors.
Ambrosio was born December 7, 1933 in Cameron, TX to Nicanor & Virginia Gonzales. He married Natividad Dominguez on January 3, 1983 in Lubbock. He was a catholic and liked playing bingo. Some of his other beloved hobbies included watching wrestling and the Dallas Cowboys. But his ultimate pride and joy was watching his children and grandchildren play sports.
He is preceded in death by his step mother Faustina Gonzales; two sisters Estella Gonzales and Norma Jean Gonzales; three brothers Martin Gonzales, Nicanor Gonzales and Enrique Gonzales.
Survivors include his wife, Natividad Gonzales of Lubbock; five sons, Angelo Gonzales of Pflugerville, Johnny Gonzales of Kyle, Eric Gonzales of Slaton, Daniel Dominguez of Lubbock and Paul Ortiz of El Paso; three daughters, Margie Crowson of Seguin, Cynthia Gonzales of Lubbock, Lillian Hernandez of Wolfforth; four brothers, Manuel Gonzales of Alabama, Santos Gonzales, Guadalupe Gonzales and Arthur Gonzales all of Lubbock; three Sisters, Anita Garcia of Lubbock, Olivia Gutierrez of Lubbock and Natalie Johnson of Chicago; thirteen grandchildren and six great grandchildren.