first_imgA funeral service was held June 23 for Librado Gonzalez, 95, of Hoboken. He died peacefully on June 20 surrounded by his family at the Hoboken University Hospital. Librado was born in Cuba and came to the US in 1969. Before coming to the US, he served in the Cuban Marines Corps during WWII. Librado was well known in the Cuban Wrestling Circuit as the Black Falcon. He is the former owner of Elizabeth Bridal, 331 Washington St., Hoboken, as well as being retired from working two maintenance jobs at Stevens Institute and at St. Francis Hospital, Jersey City. Librado will be sorely missed by many especially his wife Elisa, and his son Hoboken Police Detective Alejandro N. Gonzalez and his wife Marie. Librado will also be missed by his three grandchildren, Johnathan, Nathaniel, and Kathleen Bracero as well as three great grandchildren Nathaniel Jr., Johnathan Jr. and Vincent Bracero as well as his niece and nephew Aimee and Abel Quintero.Services arranged by the Lawton-Turso Funeral Home, Hoboken.last_img

GONZALEZ, LIBRADO

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