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Petra Gonzales

Petra Betty Gonzales

Saturday, January 18th, 1919 - Friday, August 21st, 2020
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Obituary

On Friday, August 21, 2020 Heaven gained a new angel. Petra Gonzales was born January 18, 1919 in Waco, Texas to Antonio F. and Maria Hernandez Gonzales. Throughout her 101 years she took care of several family members and worked hard her entire life. In fact, up until she was 92, she was making tamales for several Waco restaurants.

She was preceded in death by her parents; six of her seven brothers, Daniel, Isidoro, Anastacio, Clemente, Gilbert and Paul; and her sisters, Alvina (who passed at age 3) and Mary Vasquez.

She is survived by her brother, Concepcion H. Gonzales and wife, Florence and numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held Friday, August 28 from 6 to 8 pm with the Rosary to be recited at 7pm in the chapel of OakCrest Funeral Home, 4520 Bosque Blvd. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Saturday, August 29 at 10am at St. Francis Catholic Church, located at 3rd and Jefferson in Waco. Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, August 28th, 2020 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Friday, August 28th, 2020 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    OakCrest Funeral Home
    Address
    4520 Bosque Boulevard
    WACO, TX 76710
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    Notes
    The Rosary will be recited at 7PM in our chapel. Only 50 attendees will be allowed inside the chapel at one time. Facial coverings and social distancing is required.
  • Service

    Saturday, August 29th, 2020 | 10:00am
    When
    Saturday, August 29th, 2020 10:00am
    Location
    St. Francis Catholic Church
    Address
    612 N.. 3rd
    WACO, TX 76710
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    Notes
    Facial coverings and social distancing is required. Everyone is to go directly to St. Francis Catholic Church for Saturday's service.
    Officiant
    Rev. Eduardo Jazo
  • Interment

    Location
    Oakwood Cemetery
    Address
    2124 S. 5th Street
    WACO, TX 76706
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    Notes
    Please turn on headlights and flashers and follow all safety guidelines of our police escorts if you are going in escorted procession to Oakwood Cemetery.

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In loving memory of Tia Betty. She will be missed. Rest in eternal peace in Heaven above. Love, Blas, Amy, Josephine and Gwyneth Moreno
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