Regino Gonzalez Salcedo passed away peacefully surrounded by family on February 13, in Watsonville. He was 82.
Regino was born on September 6, 1936 in Mexico to his proud parents Maria and Jose Gonzalez. He was a hard-working man devoted to his family. He was very loving and caring, treating everyone with kindness that he came across. His personality made an indelible imprint on those he was close to. He was an avid soccer fan who took in as many games as he could. He enjoyed listening to music, especially Musica Nortena. He was passionate about cooking and loved making meals for his family. Spending time with his family is what he loved most and being surrounded by his grandchildren brought him great joy. Regino was a resident of Watsonville.
He is survived by his wife, Maria Del Refugio Lomeli; his children, Everado Gonzalez, Gerry (Diana) Lomeli, Johnny Lomeli, Henry (Natalie) Gonzalez, Trina (Jose) Gonzalez, Cathy (Gilbert) Gonzalez, Donna (Raul) Gonzalez, Guadalupe (Alfredo) Mendoza, Teresa Gonzalez, Lucia (Paul) Riddlen and Mike Gonzalez; and numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Magdalena Gonzalez.
A Visitation service will be held on Sunday, February 24, from 5:00-9:00 PM with a recitation of the Rosary at 7:00 PM at Ave Maria Memorial Chapel located at 609 Main St. in Watsonville. Mass will be celebrated on Monday, February 25, at 10:00 AM at St. Patrick’s Church located at 721 Main St. in Watsonville with the burial to follow directly after at Pajaro Valley Memorial Park located at 127 Hecker Pass Rd. in Watsonville.