Monday, August 31, 2015
1012 C Street  •  Floresville, TX 78114  •  Phone: 830-216-4519  •  Fax: 830-393-3219  • 

WCN Site Search


Lost & Found


VideoLost: Shih Tzu, male, golden brown, from C.R. 320 in Floresville. If you have any information call 210-452-1829 or 832-292-3305.

VideoFound: Male dog in Eagle Creek, with collar no tags, clean and healthy, very friendly, non aggressive. Call if he's yours, 210-844-1951. 

VideoStill missing: Long hair Chihuahua, near 3rd and Hwy. 97, Floresville, she is very missed. If you see her please call Jeri, 409-781-3191.
More Lost & Found ads ›

Help Wanted

Laborers for commercial plumbing contractor needed, expect to work outside Mon.-Fri. with long days. Apply in person, Mission Mechanical, 989 C.R. 345, La Vernia, Texas, 830-534-7883.
Production line help needed at local bakery. Apply in person at 1371 F.M. 1346, La Vernia, TX 78121.
More Help Wanted ads ›

Featured Videos





Video Vault ›
Vinyards Funeral Home OBWCN your news your way-subscribeWCN Obituaries
You’ve been granted free access to this subscribers only article.

Obituaries


Dorothy Devora Gonzales


Dorothy Devora Gonzales


E-Mail this Story to a Friend
Print this Story
Write a Tribute. Share a Memory.
April 5, 2011
5,397 views
5 condolences

Dorothy Devora Gonzales, a longtime resident of Poth, Texas, passed away on Friday, April 1, 2011, at 11:05 a.m. in the Metropolitan Methodist Hospital in San Antonio, at the age of 70 years and 29 days. Dorothy was born March 9, 1941, in Floresville to Trinidad Rodriguez and Joe Devora Sr.

Dorothy was a graduate of Poth High School and later went on to receive her associate degree in nursing. She worked as a nurse for 31 years before retiring in 2000.

Dorothy married Alex Gonzales on June 18, 1976, in the Blessed Sacrament Church in Poth. After retirement she became very active in her community and enjoyed all that she did. Dorothy was a Three Oaks Extension Education Association Treasurer, a member of the Catholic Daughters, a Red Hatter, a Poth Independent School District committee board member, a director and supervisor for the city and county community service, a director for the Wilson Area Housing Foundation, FCS and WEEA treasurer, and a local emergency committee member. She was a second-responder of disaster in Wilson County, a volunteer for Program Hope, USDA, Gleaning, food fairs, mobile pantry, Feeding America, and distributions, an RSVP committee member for Wilson County, a senior coalition representative for Wilson County, and an SAFB council member.

Most recognizably, Dorothy was known for her many years of dedication as director and president of the Food Pantry Poth Area. In 2009, Dorothy was awarded the RSVP Outstanding Award and the SAFB Volunteer of the Year Award.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents; and a son, Baby Boy Gonzales.

Dorothy is survived by her loving husband of 34 years, Alex Gonzales; her brother, Joe Devora and wife Rosie; her sister, Hilda Tejada and husband James “Butch”; her nieces and nephews, Lisa Cantu and husband John, Sandra Velazquez and husband Rick, Johnny Devora, and Joshua Tejada; and her great-nieces and -nephews, Mason Sanders, Colby, Kendall, and Caiden Cantu, Alyssa Tejada, and Addison Velazquez.

A visitation was held on Tuesday, April 5, at 7 p.m. and a rosary was recited at 8:15 p.m. in the Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Poth.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. in the church.

Interment will follow in the

Blessed Sacrament Cemetery in Poth.

Serving as pallbearers will be Mason Sanders, Johnny Devora, Colby Cantu, John Cantu, Rick Velazquez, and James “Butch” Tejada. Serving as honorary pallbearer will be Joshua Tejada.
 

Your Condolences, Prayers, and Memories

 
Elaine K.  
Floresville  
April 10, 2011 4:33pm
 
Dorothy was a sweet lady dedicated to helping others. She will be missed. Prayers and condolences to her family.

 
Amazed  
Wild West  
April 8, 2011 1:41pm
 
My condelences to the family.

 
William J. Gibbs Jr.  
WCN  
April 6, 2011 11:45am
 
It was always such a joy to work with Dorothy. She had a genuine zeal for helping others and a heart as big as Texas. Dorothy always greeted people with a bright smile, a cheerful hello, and often a compassionate hug. Most of ... More ›

 
Jennifer Stavinoha Robertson  
LaVernia, TX  
April 5, 2011 9:50pm
 
I have to totally agree with my little brother about Dorothy. I was the second baby born in 1962 only two minutes behind the young man from Floresville. While the doctor was in the delivery room with the prospective First New ... More ›

 
George Stavinoha  
Poth, TX  
April 5, 2011 5:34pm
 
Alex, my condelences go out to you. You were married to one of the most generous, kind, loving people I have ever met. I remember talking to her at the Food Pantry before Christmas and I could see the joy in her eyes and face ... More ›

Please share a prayer, memory, or offer your condolences below.


You must be logged in to post a comment.




Not a subscriber?
Subscriber, but no password?
Forgot password?

Obituaries Archives


Capt. Michael Lee Gorhum (August 26, 2015)
Chris C. Zaiontz Sr. (August 26, 2015)
Edmund ‘Ed’ Charles Bauer (August 26, 2015)
Emma Dorthie Hunt (August 26, 2015)
Gregorio L. Garza Jr. (August 26, 2015)
Kathryn Ann Friesenhahn Williams (August 26, 2015)
Loretta D. Darnell (August 26, 2015)
Mark Anthony Morin (August 26, 2015)
Mary Jo Daniel (August 26, 2015)
Ronnie L. Kotara (August 26, 2015)
Russell Lee Fuller (August 26, 2015)
Travis James (August 26, 2015)
Virgil ‘Chester’ Lamberth (August 26, 2015)
Armando Montoya Luna Jr. (August 19, 2015)
Eva Fay Estes Dyson (August 19, 2015)
Henry Robert Sralla (August 19, 2015)
Kelly Nicole Forster (August 19, 2015)
Lawrence A. Greenhaw (August 19, 2015)
Lisa Carol Real Ahlert (August 19, 2015)
Marshall Ray Miller (August 19, 2015)
Sister Mary Angela Gawlik (August 19, 2015)
Full obituary available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Annie Bonita Ritchie (August 12, 2015)
Full obituary available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Benjamin ‘Ben’ L. Rapstine (August 12, 2015)
Full obituary available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Chester George Wiatrek (August 12, 2015)
Full obituary available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Erna Christine Pape Kosub (August 12, 2015)
Full obituary available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Frances Pederson (August 12, 2015)
Full obituary available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Luis ‘Chito Morales’ Arevalos Sr. (August 12, 2015)
Full obituary available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Margie Ann (Jahns) Markgraf (August 12, 2015)
Full obituary available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Mike Pryor (August 12, 2015)
Full obituary available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. William Kent Peck (August 12, 2015)
Full obituary available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Albert ‘Dickey’ Laubach (August 5, 2015)
Full obituary available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Benito A. Molina (August 5, 2015)
Full obituary available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Clara Kowalik-Wiatrek (August 5, 2015)
Full obituary available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Dr. W.C. Newberry (August 5, 2015)
Full obituary available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Evelyn Marie (Buldhaupt) Damrow (August 5, 2015)
Full obituary available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Harold M. Sanchez (August 5, 2015)
Full obituary available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. John S. Martinez Jr. (August 5, 2015)
Full obituary available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Julia Sandoval Raabe (August 5, 2015)
WCN Share Your Thoughts
obituary page obituary submission
Allstate & McBride RealtyVoncille Bielefeld homeauto chooserHeavenly Touch homeDrama KidsTriple R DC Experts

  Copyright © 2007-2015 Wilson County News. All rights reserved. Web development by Drewa Designs.