Our beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend, Benita D. Dominguez, 74, of Mesquite entered eternal life Monday, July 29, 2013 at Memorial Medical Center surrounded by her loving family. She was born May 16, 1934 in Malaga, NM to Justo and Josefa Villescas Duran. Benita was a homemaker and a member of the Catholic Church. Those left to mourn her passing include her loving husband of 61 years, Gustavo P. Dominguez of the family home; son, Michael Dominguez of Las Cruces; daughter, Angie Lopez of Mesquite; daughter-in-law, Mary Lou Hernandez of Las Cruces; brother, Justo Duran Jr. also of Las Cruces; three sisters, Juanita Tellez and Consuelo Thayer both of Las Cruces, and Anita Archuleta of Mesilla. Other survivors include seven grandchildren, Reneé, Gustavo "Sonny" III, Sammy, Ediberto Jr., and Daniel Rick Dominguez, Jessica Aldaz and Martin Joseph Lopez Jr.; 14 great grandchildren as well as numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; and two sons, Gustavo Jr. and Ediberto Dominguez. Visitation for Benita will begin at 10 a.m.Saturday, August 3, 2013 in Baca's Chapel of Prayer, 300 E. Boutz Road where the Prayer Vigil is scheduled for 11 a.m.. The Funeral Service will be held immediately thereafter with Reverend Narciso Rivera officiating. The Rite of Committal and Interment will follow in St. Joseph's Cemetery where she will lay to rest. Serving as casket bearers will be Michael, Gustavo "Sonny" III, Ediberto Jr., and Daniel Rick Dominguez, Martin Joseph Lopez Jr. and Victor Aldaz. Entrusted to Baca's Funeral Chapels of Las Cruces. 527-2222 Your exclusive providers for "Veterans and Family Memorial Care." For online condolences logon to www.bacasfuneralchapelslascruces.com.
Published in Las Cruces Sun-News on Aug. 1, 2013