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Mary Margaret "Babydoll" Gonzales was the daughter of the late Edward Gonzales and Susan Elliott Gonzales of Weirton.
She was born Feb. 26, 1954, in Fairmont.
She was currently residing in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, with her fiance Dr. Gary Hanson, who died with her in a house fire Tuesday (April 5, 2016).
She formerly resided in Mannington and Fairmont.
She graduated from Weir High in 1972 and from West Virginia Wesleyan College in 1977 with a BSN in nursing. She worked as an RN at UPMC Pittsburgh, Fairmont Regional Medical Center for 37 years and most recently at Weirton Medical Center. She was Catholic by faith.
She is survived by a son, Michael Sturm of Weirton; her mother, Susan Gonzales, also of Weirton; siblings, Cindy (Doug) Morris of Fairmont, Sara (David) Gonzales Locke of Point Marion, Pennsylvania, Ed (Debbie) Gonzales of Danville, Ohio, Bonnie (Bill) Boyd of Minerva, Ohio, John (Sue) Gonzales of Huntersville, North Carolina, Charlie (Cheryl) Gonzales of Dearborn, Michigan, and James (Jo Jo) Gonzales of Fairmont; nieces and nephews, Pamela and Lea Morris, Toni (Wes) Shriver, Shelby, Joseph and Austin Gonzales, Victoria and Josh Boyd, Aaron, Erika and Haley Gonzales, Ethan and Gabriella Gonzales, and Gracie, Georgia and Gia Gonzales; and several great-nieces and -nephews.
Friends and family will gather from 2-9 p.m. today at Masters Funeral Home in Mannington and from 1-5 p.m. Saturday at Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home in Weirton.
In lieu of flowers, charitable contributions may be made in Mary's name to the Fairmont Regional Medical Center Volunteer Association.
Published on April 7, 2016
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