Leopoldo C. Gonzales, 84, of Cape Coral passed away Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2011. He was born on Feb. 6, 1927, in the Philippines. After graduating college, he worked as an accountant for the Chicago Tribune, where he retired and moved to Cape Coral with his wife in 1991. He was a parishioner of St. Andrew Catholic Church. He loved gardening, especially his prized fruit trees.
Mr. Gonzales is survived by his loving family, including his wife of 60 years, Josefina; six children, Marilou Bautista, Ronald Gonzales, Leopoldo Gonzales Jr., George Gonzales, Anthony Gonzales and Gregory Gonzales; 10 grandchildren; brothers, Rogelio, Edjardo and Marciano Jr.; sister, Remedios.
Visitation will be on Friday from 5 to 9 p.m. at Coral Ridge Funeral Home, 1630 S.W. Pine Island Road, Cape Coral.
Leopoldo C. Gonzales
The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 10, at St. Andrew Catholic Church, 2628 Del Prado Blvd., Cape Coral, with entombment to follow at Coral Ridge Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Ronald Gonazales, Leo Gonzales, Jr, George Gonzales, Anthony Gonzales, Gregory Gonzales and Steven Umanos.
Please visit www.coralridgefuneralhome.com to leave online thoughts and memories for his family.