Maria Pimentel Morales, 72, longtime resident of Gonzales, passed away on January 6, 2013 in Salinas. She was born on February 24, 1940, in Huetamo, Michoacan, Mexico.
Maria is survived by her daughter, Nellie Loera of Gonzales; sons, Mario and Rigoberto Morales, both of San Diego; grandchildren, Jessica, Stephanie, Christian, Priscilla and Larissa; great-granddaughter, Jaylah.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Franciso G. Morales, in July, 2012
Visitation will be held on Thursday, January 10, 2013, from 4 to 9 p.m., with a Rosary recital at 7 p.m., all at St. Theodore’s Catholic Church, 125 Center St., Gonzales.
A funeral Mass will take place on Friday, January 11, 2013 at noon at the church.
Burial to follow services at the Gonzales District Cemetery, Highway 101 South, Gonzales.
Arrangements are entrusted to the Healey Mortuary & Crematory, www.healeymortuary.com.