MANCHESTER, NH – Timothy J. Gonzales, 64, lifelong resident of Manchester died June 5, 2019 at his residence surrounded by his family.
Born in Manchester on December 19, 1954, he was educated in the local school system and attended Trinity and Central High Schools. He then went on to serve in the U.S. Navy.
Prior to retirement, he had owned and operated two businesses in Manchester, Cahoots Sports Bar & Grille and EPS, Electronic Prepress Solutions. He had also worked for Metropolitan Life Insurance, Quality Insulation, and was very proud of his work for the NH Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
Tim loved coaching and touched the lives of many local youths. He was a junior varsity baseball and freshman football coach at Central High School, had also coached for the Babe Ruth League, along with MRYHA hockey in Manchester. He was honored to coach the 1990 Manchester North Little League team which won the State Championship, and was a strong advocate for the Challenger division. He was also the manager and coach for Cardinal Builders of the Carignan Men’s Softball League.
Tim was an avid skier in his younger years and also loved tuna fishing. He had a passion for New England sports and national politics.
Family members include his wife Joanne (Monahan) Gonzales of Manchester; two sons, Michael Gonzales and wife Michelle of Manchester, Scott Gonzales and wife Shawna also of Manchester; two grandchildren, Tyler and Mica Gonzales; his brother, Robert Gonzales and wife Noreen of Auburn, sisters in law Bette Gonzales and Inge Gonzales, brother in law John Gagen and many beloved nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brothers Richard and William Gonzales and his sister Joyce Gagen.
A calling hour at Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory, 1799 Elm St, corner of North St, will be Monday, June 10th from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. followed by a memorial service in the funeral home chapel at 11 a.m.