Arlene V. Gonzales (Felix), age 55, lifelong resident of Albuquerque, passed away Thursday, November 22, 2018. Arlene is survived by her beloved husband, Melvin Gonzales Jr.; daughter, Felicia Gonzales and fiancé, Dominick Garduno; son, Peter Gonzales; sister Veronica Lujan and husband, Gilbert; special granddaughter, Sereniti Garduno; father-in-law, Melvin Gonzales Sr. and wife, Julie; sisters-in-law, Melissa Gonzales and Rebecca Sotelo; nieces and nephews, Xavier, Matthew, Dominique, James and Ashlie; special cousin, Betty Marquez and special aunt, Dorothy Sena. Arlene was preceded in death by her son, Jerome; Mother, Viola Felix; father, Cipriano Felix; step-father, James Santillanes; brothers, Peter Santillanes and Gilbert Felix and many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
A visitation will be held Thursday, November 29, 2018 from 6:30 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Gabaldon Mortuary, 1000 Old Coors SW, with a Rosary to be recited at 7:00 p.m. A final visitation will be held Friday, November 30, 2018 from 8:30 a.m. until 9:00 a.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church, 562 Atrisco Dr. SW with Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 9:00 a.m. Interment will follow services at Mount Calvary Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Dominick Garduno, Steve Gallegos, Adam Romero, Bobby Felix, Xavier Felix and Peter Gonzales.