The Garden Island
Notice #: 0001073340-01
Funeral Notices


Herbert "Sonny" Gonsales, 86, of Honolulu passed away peacefully at home on January 4, 2018. He was born November 2, 1931 in Hilo; he was drafted into the U.S. Army in 1951 where he served in Germany. Upon his return to Hawaii he worked for Hawaii Meat Company and then PHNSY where he retired as a Crane Operator/Rigger.

He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Madeleine; sons, Bodie (Carol), Guy, Chad (Analyn), Mark, Jason, Curtis, Brian; daughters, Angela Rivera and Sabrina (Lau) Sekona; brothers, Lawrence, Richard and Stanley; 17 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren.

Visitation 9:00-10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 10:00 a.m. with committal service and burial to follow at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire.

Arrangements Provided By:
Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary