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George Donaciano Dominguez


1921 - 2011 Obituary Condolences
George Donaciano Dominguez Obituary
George Donaciano Dominguez was born on April 23, 1921 in Montoya, New Mexico and passed away peacefully and gently on March 12, 2011 in Torrance, California surrounded by his family after a long illness. He joins his wife, Marjorie Dominguez, who passed away in 1995. He is survived by brothers, Edward and Ralph; sisters, Mercedes and Lucille; his six children, George, Georgina, Richard, Gerald, Mary and David; 11 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and countless other family members. His illustrious career as a structural engineer included working for White Sands Proving Grounds in New Mexico, The Boeing Co. in Washington, The Martin Co. in Colorado and finally retiring after 26 years with The Aerospace Corporation in El Segundo, California. His career achievements included work on the design of the B-52 bomber, the Titan Rocket Program which launched all of the Project Gemini manned space flights and the design and launch of numerous military satellite programs from the 1960s to 1980s. He served in the United States Army from December of 1944 to April 1946 as a staff sergeant serving in the Asiatic Pacific Theatre, the Philippine Liberation and in the European African Middle East. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in 1948, his master's degree in 1956, and his Doctor of Philosophy degree from the University of Colorado in 1960. He was involved in the Catholic Church and served in the Knights of Columbus Organization for many years. He also designed a beautiful grotto for the grounds of Saint Margaret Mary in Lomita. His greatest achievements were his roles of son, brother, husband, gather and grandfather. His capacity for love was immeasurable. He supported all his children and grandchildren in every way. He made time for everyone and became a role model embracing, teaching and loving us all. His was a lifetime of love and service to God, his family and his country. A viewing for George will be on Tuesday, March 15, 2011 between 5-8pm at A.M. Gamby Funeral Home, 25001 Narbonne Ave., Lomita CA with a vigil service starting at 7pm. A funeral Mass will be on Wednesday, March 16, 2011 at St. Margaret Mary Church, 25511 Eshelman Ave., Lomita, CA at 10am. Interment to follow at Green Hills Memorial Park. Please sign the guestbook at www.dailybreeze.com/obits.


Published in Daily Breeze on Mar. 15, 2011
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