Sylvia Gonzalez, 58, of Brownsville, Texas, devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend entered into eternal rest on October 7, 2021, at Valley Baptist Medical Center-Brownsville surrounded by her loving family.
She is preceded in death by her father Guadalupe Perez and father-in-law Alfonso Gonzalez Sr.
Left to cherish her memory is her husband Alfonso Gonzalez Jr.; mother Petra Perez; children Alfonso Gonzalez III, Monica Lizette Hernandez (Aurelio), Jaime Joel Gonzalez, Jennifer Gonzalez; siblings Guadalupe Perez Jr., Jaime Perez, Maria del Rosario Paredes, and Manuel Perez; 1 grandson Logan Hernandez; fur baby Nala Gonzalez.
She was a loving mother, grandma, wife, educator, and a strong woman of faith. She had a very giving and helpful spirit, always willing to go out of her way to help others. She enjoyed spending time with family and friends, and volunteering at church. Always guiding her family and friends to love God first. Even in the midst of a battle against ALS, she remained strong, full of faith, and worshiped God daily knowing that he was in control and her healer. She is healed now and rejoicing in Heaven with her Heavenly Father.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, October 12, 2021 from 1 PM to 8 PM with a prayer service at 6 PM at Sunset Memorial Funeral Home. Visitation continues on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at 12 noon with a chapel service at 2 PM at Sunset Memorial Funeral Home. Interment will follow at 3 PM at Buena Vista Burial Park. Services are under the guidance of Sunset Memorial Funeral Home, Crematory & Flower Shop. 657 Springmart Blvd., Brownsville. (956) 350-8485