Dominga C. Gaitan of Lubbock passed away on Saturday, September 19, 2020 at the age of 73. She was born March 16, 1947 in Montfort, Texas to Baldomero and Maria (Herrera) Cortez. Dominga was employed at Southern Manor for 11 years and cared deeply for the elderly. She was loved deeply by her family and was never seen with out a smile on her face or laughing. Her siblings considered her the Mother Hen.
Those left to cherish her memory are her siblings, Trinidad (Jose) Hernandez, Leonor Armendarez, Gabriel Perez, Mary Ann (Felipe) Sandoval, Cruz Castillo, Alice Machen, Linda (Salvador) Martinez, Petra Perez, and Gloria Perez; sister-in-law, Janie Cortez; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Dominga was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Ruben Gaitan; brothers, Gilbert Esperza, Baldo Cortez, and Juan Perez; and sisters, Isabel Martinez and Connie Perez.
An open visitation will be 1:00-8:00 p.m. Thursday, September 24, 2020 at Venue on Broadway with rosary being cited at 7:00 p.m. Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Friday, September 25, 2020 at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church with interment to follow at Peaceful Gardens Memorial Park.