Joe A. Dominguez
February 22, 1934 ‒ April 29, 2015
Joe Dominguez, age 81 of Galion passed away Wednesday evening, April 29, 2015 at his residence.
He was born February 22, 1934 in Van Hauten, NM and was the son of Jose and Senaida (Lopez) Dominguez. On April 30, 1981 he married Marietta (Pollo) Dominguez and she survives.
Joe proudly served his country in the United States Marines Corps during the Vietnam Conflict. He was a member of the Holy Family Catholic Church in Albuquerque, NM and owned and operated several beauty salons in Albuquerque until moving to Ohio. In Ohio, Joe started working as a corrections officer for R.I.C.I. and proudly worked until he was 78. He enjoyed making Indian jewelry and wood carving, but his passion was gardening.
In addition to his wife Marietta, he is survived by his step-sons, Dan (Twila) Hiatt and Ross (Linda) Hiatt, all of Galion; his four step-grandchildren; his six step-great grandchildren; his two step-great great grandchildren and his four sisters.
In addition to his parents, Joe is preceded in death by 15 brothers and sisters.
A service will be held at a later date in Albuquerque, NM. and internment will be in the Santa Fe National Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to HomeCare Matters Hospice in care of the funeral home.
Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes in Galion is honored to serve the family of Joe Dominguez, and condolences may be made to them at www.SnyderFuneralHomes.com.