Gilbert Louis “Speedy” Gonzales, 84

Gilbert Louis “Speedy” Gonzales, 84 passed away peacefully under the care of Island Hospice in Kahului on January 12, 2019. He was born on January 21, 1936.

He is pre-deceased by his wife of 62 years, Betty Lou Elsie Gonzales.

Daughters: Donna L. Perkins, Clarisse A. Baisa, Gilbertha L. Kan Hai (Matthew) and Lavern M. Gonzales. He has six grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

Gilbert is the last of the Gonzales family from Puuhala, Wailuku, Maui. His parents were Trinidad and Braulio Gonzales

His celebration of Life will be held February 7, 2019 at Ballard’s Mortuary 9:00am to 10:30 visitation and 10:30-11:30 service, lunch will follow and burial will be 1:00pm at the Makawao Veteran’s cemetery.

Our family would like to thank our neighbors, friends and family, Dr. Cabal of Kaiser, the nurses who cared over dad and his caregivers at the Ocean View Adult Day Care Center, Maui County office on Aging, the amazing nursing care at Island Hospice Maui. Our church family, New Hope Kahului, Pastor Kipi Higa, and Pastor Alan Carvalho, and, Dr. James Marocco , Kings Cathedral family.

Mahalo to Ballard’s for their excellent service. Our sincere apologies if we missed anyone.

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