Friends & Family Pay Their Last Respects to Salsero Junior Gonzalez

The town of Coamo was fired today from his salsa Junior “Hommy” Gonzalez. The casket of the singer, who distinguished himself as vocalist Larry Harlow’s orchestra, arrived about 11:30 am to Coamo Historical Museum for their townspeople gave him a last farewell. The body of sonero who died last Thursday on a white coffin rests with the flags of Puerto Rico and Coamo.

Over a hundred people have gathered at the hall of the Historical Museum to give condolences to the singer’s three children, Jonathan, Joshua and Arlene Gonzalez. The other daughter sonero Vesma Gonzalez, is in Chicago.  “I am very proud of the affection and respect that the people of Coamo has given to my dad. Not surprisingly this love because I know my dad is in everyone’s heart, “said Jonathan.

As people file past the coffin, a screen displays videos and pictures of presentations of the singer. In addition to the coameños, salsa figures were present, including Tito Rojas, Camilo Azuquita, Adalberto Santiago, Julito Alvarado and Yolanda Rivera, among others.  “I had to say goodbye to this and decirler my great friend, Junior. Today we lost a great sonero” Rojas said on arrival at the wake.  On the street outside the museum, the orchestra pays homenjae Make Way posthumously music played by the late singer.