88, of Hamilton, passed away on November 21, 2018 at his home, surrounded by his family. Born and raised in Bayonne, he lived in Forked River for fourteen years and for the past five years he resided in Hamilton. He was predeceased by his parents Charles and Carmela (Verdillo) Gonzales, his sister-in-law, Rose Bronikowski and his grandson, Nicholas. He is survived by his wife of sixty-three years, Marianna (Montesano) Gonzales; his children, Dr. Charles Gonzales, Richard Gonzales and wife Janet, Diane Karkut and husband Joseph and Jody Gonzales; his grandchildren, Joseph and wife Melissa, Michael, Justin and fiancée Kristen, Jillian, Richard, Samantha, and Victoria; his sister-in-law, Frances Bartolomeo; also survived by several nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his memory to The Arc Mercer,180 Ewingville Road, Ewing, NJ 08638 609-406-0181, or online at www.arcmercer.org. Funeral arrangements by HAMILTON BRENNA-CELLINI Funeral Home, 2365 Whitehorse-Mercerville Rd., Hamilton, NJ.