On Thursday, January 9, 2020, Manuel A. "Manny" Gonzalez, age 82, of Cleveland, OH, passed away peacefully into God's loving care at Broadview Multi-Care Center in Parma, OH.
Manny was born on September 20, 1937 in Arecibo, Puerto Rico to Manuel Gonzalez and Maria S. Rivera. He spent much of his life in Boston, MA working in the restaurant, security and construction businesses before retiring back home in Cleveland. While in Cleveland Manny volunteered at a thrift store, collected owl figurines, paintings, and hung out at the nearby McDonalds Restaurant.
Manny is survived by his children, Robert (Pat) Wilson of Glenn Carbon of IL, Judy (Rick) Jones of Carlisle, MA, Wanda (Charlie) DeRoma of Roslindale, MA, Susan (Alan Shay) Wilson of Philomath, OR, Patricia (Page) Hundemer of Corvallis, OR, Manuel (fiancée, Cindy) Gonzalez of Wareham, MA, Maria Gonzalez of Tampa, FL; siblings, Georgina Figueroa, Irma Vidot, Chico (Roselyn) Gonzalez; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents, Manny was also preceded in his death by his former wife, Louise Williams-Gonzalez; children, Larry Wilson, Linda Hill; siblings Delia Garcia, Carmen J. Rivera, Patricia Molina and Amalio Gonzalez.
The Gonzalez family is grateful to Broadview Multi-Care Center for caring for Manny during his illness. A special thanks to Bee for faithfully checking up on Manuel, taking care of his paperwork and always made sure he was properly cared for. They also appreciate all those who were able to visit him throughout the years.
Arrangements by Cremation & Funeral Service by Gary S Silvat Inc. Share memories and send condolences by visiting: www.cremateohio.com.
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