Carmen Gonzales Haro died Friday, Jan. 7, 2005, at St. Louise Hospital after a six-month battle with cancer. She was 73.
Mrs. Haro was raised in Gilroy and was married for 51 years to her late husband. She was a member of St. Mary’s Church, worked at Gentry’s and Gilroy Foods for 40 years and enjoyed cooking for family gatherings and going shopping. She loved to listen Mexican music and being with her family was very important to her.
She is the wife of the late Henry Haro Sr.
She is the loving mother of Henry Haro Jr. and his wife Ruth of Gilroy, Leo Haro and his wife Dianne of Hollister, Robert Haro and his wife Debora of Gilroy, Bonifacio Haro and his wife Alice of Hollister, and Mary Ellen Lujan and her husband Thomas of Gilroy; the grandmother of Jason, Patricia, Bernadette, Lesley, Rachael, Camille, Bobby Jr., Michael, Tommy, Anna, Gilbert, Stephen, Yvonne, Alexis and Jenna; the great-grandmother of Alex, Kayla, Lorissa, Lenai, Clayton, Isabel, Julisa, Alyssa, Michael Jr. and Jacob; the dear sister of Saul Gonzales of Mexico, Josephine Sanchez of Gilroy, Joe Gonzales of Gilroy, Manuel Gonzales of Gilroy, Louie Gonzales of Gilroy, Margaret Cardenas of Gilroy and Mary Alfaro of Gilroy; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and good friends.
A vigil will be held at 6pm, today, Jan. 11, 2005, at Habing Family Funeral Home, Gilroy.
Funeral services will be held at 9:30am, Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2005, at the funeral home, then proceed to St. Mary’s Church, Gilroy for Mass at 10am.
Burial will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Gilroy.