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Ruperto Hernandez Gonzalez

March 27, 1927 ~ May 25, 2022 (age 95)


Ruperto Hernandez Gonzalez, 95, passed away peacefully on May 25, 2022 surrounded by family. He was born March 27, 1927 in Chihuahua, Chihuahua, Mexico, the son of the late Trancito Gonzalez Sanchez and Manuelita Hernandez de Gonzalez. Ruperto made his living and provided for his family as a carpenter and painter, well known for his amazing work ethic. In his leisure time, he enjoyed singing and playing his acoustic guitar. He was known as a loving father to his children and grandchildren, and doting husband to his wife. Mr. Gonzalez was strong in faith and was dedicated to his church, The Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses.

Ruperto was married to the love of his life, Elena Bertha Gonzalez, in January of 1949 and in their union they were blessed with nine children and 70 years together before his wife’s passing in 2019.

Survivors include his four sons, Luis (Heather) Javier Gonzalez, Martin Ruperto Gonzalez, Victor (Delia) Manuel Gonzalez, Jose (Alici) Valentin Gonzalez; his three daughters, Bertha Elena Gonzalez de Ontiveros, Sandra Luz Gonzalez, Cynthia (Luke) Ynez Gonzalez-Vetter; sixteen grandchildren, Nancy Ontiveros (Ted Mikesell), Amalia Ontiveros, Victor (Tina) Ontiveros, Seth (Nina) Gonzalez, Anita (Kenneth) Millerden, Crystal Schuman, Natalie Roman, Vanessa Silva, Elaine (Felipe) Orangista, Victor Gonzalez, Christopher Gonzalez, Jennifer Gonzalez, Cameron (Ahra) Gonzalez, Jacob (Adria) Gonzalez, Lucian (Ammi) Gonzalez, Nikolas (Briana) Ramirez; 33 great grandchildren; his siblings, Estaban Hernandez Gonzalez, Luz Gonzalez de Arenas, Maria Estela Gonzalez de Rodriguez, Romana Gonzalez de Vargas. 

He is preceded in his death by his loving wife, Elena Bertha Gonzalez; mother and father, Trancito and Manuelita Gonzalez; his siblings, Arnufo Hernandez Gonzalez, Miguel Hernandez Gonzalez, Trancito Hernandez Gonzalez, Luciano Hernandez Gonzalez, Eva Hernandez Gonzalez, Chello Gonzalez de Nakamura; his son-in-law, Victor Ontiveros; his two daughters, Margarita and Patricia Gonzalez.

The Memorial Service for Ruperto Gonzalez will be held at 2:00 pm, Friday, June 3, 2022 at the Alamogordo Funeral Home Chapel. Any flower arrangements may be sent to the Alamogordo Funeral Home.

The Gonzalez family has entrusted their loved one to the care of Alamogordo Funeral Home to direct the services.

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Memorial Service
June 3, 2022

2:00 PM
Alamogordo Funeral Home
2301 1st St.
Alamogordo, NM 88310

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