HAVERHILL: Eleuterio Gonzalez, 77, passed away peacefully on May 12, 2014 at The Oxford. Mr. Gonzalez was the husband of Carmen (Albino) Gonzalez.
Born in Corozal, Puerto Rico on August 9, 1936, he was the son of the late Raymond and Provincia (Ortiz) Gonzalez.
Eleuterio immigrated to New York where he lived for 35 years before returning to Puerto Rico in 1986. In 2011 he returned and lived in Haverhill to be near his family. Before his retirement he had worked as a machinist.
Besides his wife of 19 years, Eleuterio is survived by his children, Nina Rodriguez and Lucille Sanford of Haverhill, Luis Rodriguez and his wife Annette of Haverhill, Edwin Rodriguez and his wife Debbie of Worcester, Jose Rodriguez and his wife Arlene of Chelsea, Jacqueline Rodriguez of Roslindale, Javier Rodriguez and his wife Wanda of Randolph, Soky Castillo and her husband Luis of Haverhill; 25 grandchildren; many great grandchildren; six sisters; three brothers and many nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Thursday, May 15th, from 4:00 to 8:00 pmat Dole, Childs & Shaw Funeral Home, 148 Main Street, Haverhill. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 at All Saints Church on Friday, May 16th. Internment to follow at Linwood Cemetery.