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Louise M Gonzalez

January 16, 1920 ~ September 16, 2017 (age 97)

Louise Margaret Gonzalez, age 97, died peacefully at Charlotte Hungerford Hospital, Torrington, CT on September 16, 2017 after a brief bout with pneumonia. She was born in Westfield, Massachusetts to the late Thomas William Fleming and Florence Agnes McHugh on January 16, 1920. Louise is predeceased in death by her husband's, Robert Fenton, and Anthony Gonzalez, a brother Thomas Fleming, a sister Florence Boutin, and a son John Gonzalez. Louise attended the Prospect Hill Elementary school, the intermediate school, and Westfield High school in Westfield, Massachusetts before she graduated from hairdressing school in Springfield, Massachusetts. Louise enjoyed entertaining and hosting weekly Bridge Club parties. She enjoyed cooking, baking, sewing, ceramics, reading, dancing and some travel. During her life time, Louise experienced things we take for granted today. Can you imagine what it was like to hear the first radio broadcast or the first television broadcast? The invention of refrigeration, air conditioning, and dishwashers. She saw the first moon landing. She saw the music industry change from the big band era to what we enjoy today. She saw the rise of the legendary Hollywood actors and actresses. The invention of the first TV dinner. She has seen this country engage in several wars. She went through the flood of 1955 and so much more. She was very fortunate to experience so many things. She loved being a devoted wife and mother. She was raised in the Catholic Church and was a very supportive member. Louise leaves behind a son, Robert Fenton of Apollo Beach Florida, a son Michael Gonzalez and wife Susan of Colebrook, CT, five grandchildren and five great grandchildren and several other family members. Calling hours will be between 6 – 8 on Friday, September 22, 2017 at the Firtion-Adams Funeral Home, 76 Broad Street, Westfield, MA 01085. A service will be held on Saturday, September 23, 2017 at 12:00 noon at the Firtion-Adams Funeral Home, 76 Broad Street, Westfield, MA 01085. A burial will follow at the Russell Cemetery, Russell, Massachusetts.

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