Reinaldo "Ricky" Gonzalez

January 12, 1965 ~ March 8, 2018 (age 53)

Reinaldo “Ricky” Gonzalez, Sr., died March 8, 2018 in his Reading residence.

Born January 12, 1965 in Jersey City, New Jersey, he was a son of Carmen C. (Andujar) Gonzalez of Muhlenberg Township and the late Miguel A. Gonzalez Sr.

He was a graduate of Hoboken High School.

Ricky worked as an auto body technician for a number of years.

He is also survived by two children: Reinaldo Gonzalez, Jr of Reading and Yvette Gonzalez of Laureldale.

Other survivors include 10 siblings: Miriam Y. (Gonzalez), wife of Felix Torres of Laureldale; Sylvia C. (Gonzalez) Kliebphipat of Reading; Evelyn Gonzalez of Muhlenberg Township; Yvonne (Gonzalez), wife of Michael Dinatale of Laureldale; Maritza (Gonzalez) Andujar of Muhlenberg Township; Miguel A. Gonzalez Jr of Muhlenberg Township; Anibal, husband of Debbie Gonzalez of Fort Myers, Florida; William, husband of Jennifer Gonzalez of Caldwell, New Jersey; John, husband of Shelley Gonzalez of Austin, Texas and Henry, husband of Alicia Santana of Dudley, North Carolina.

He was the loving grandfather to three grandchildren: Javon N. Carter, Jonathan D. Carter and Celenia K. Velazquez.

Ricky was predeceased by a sister, Isabel “Peaches” Gonzalez, who died September 30, 2006.

Services will be private at the convenience of the family.

Burial will be in Laureldale Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the National Kidney Foundation, 30 East 33rd Street, New York, NY 10016

Stitzel Family Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc., Laureldale is in charge of arrangements.

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