In memory of
Juan Angel Gonzalez-Gomez Winchendon - Juan Angel Gonzalez-Gomez, 79, of 51 Hyde Park Drive, died peacefully Friday, October 14, 2016 in Gardner Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, Gardner, with his family at his side. He was born in Vieques, Puerto Rico on August 2, 1937, son of the late Juan and Tomasa (Gomez) Gonzalez and lived in Winchendon since 2009. Juan's passion in life was poetry and church ministries. He was a graduate of Antillian University in Puerto, Rico and graduated with his master's degree from Lehman College in New York and his doctorate in Education from University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Juan was a teacher in the Bronx, NY and Springfield, MA. and was a teacher at Belmont Street Community School, Worcester during the 1980's. He also taught at Seventh Day Adventist Academies and public schools in Puerto Rico. He was a member of Seventh-Day Adventist Church of Gardner. He leaves three daughters, Evelyn Gonzalez of Worcester, SGT Raquel Gonzalez-Mangone of CA and Elena Gonzalez of Uxbridge; his former wife, Elga Sanabria; six grandchildren; a close cousin, Antonio Nieves and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at 11 A.M. in Stone-Ladeau Funeral Home, 343 Central Street, Winchendon. Calling hours in the funeral home are Tuesday, October 18, 2016 from 5 to 7 P.M. Memorial donations may be made to Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 161 Chestnut Street, Gardner, MA 01440-3807 or to Audio Journal Radio Reading Service for the Blind, 799 West Boylston Street, Worcester, MA 01606. www.stone-ladeau.com
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