Martin R. "Po Po" Gonzalez 91 years of age passed away at his daughters home on January 15, 2016 after a long illness. Martin was a custodian for 25 years for the Del Mar College in Corpus Christi, Texas. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, and uncle. He will be sadly missed by his family and friends. Martin enjoyed music and singing with his brothers, grandchildren, primos, nephews, nieces and friends. He is preceded in death by his wife Dolores R. Gonzalez, four brothers Simon, Esteban, Nicolas and Celestino, two sisters Tana and Lila. Survivors include: six sons Pedro R. (Diane) Gonzalez of Victorville California, Jose Lucio (Diana) Gonzalez of Fairfield California, Tomas (Betty) Gonzalez of Spring Texas, Juan Gonzalez and Jaime (Diana) Gonzalez both of Corpus Christi, Steve Gonzalez of Washington, D.C., one daughter Mary Lou (Richard) Anguiano of Alice, three sisters Marcelina Zuniga, Rufina Zuniga and Petra Gonzalez all of Lubbock, 18 grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held on Monday, January 18, 2016 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Mauro P. Garcia Funeral Home- San Diego with a Rosary recited at 7 p.m. that evening. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at St. Francis De Paula Catholic Church and burial will follow at the San Diego Cemetery No.2 Mauro P. Garcia Funeral Homes entrusted with the arrangements.