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Dominga (Gonzales) Tovar

March 21, 1942 ~ November 4, 2021 (age 79)

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Dominga G. Tovar passed from this life on November 4, 2021, at the age of 79. She was born March 21, 1942, in Lubbock, TX to Paul and Gregoria (Avila) Gonzales. She was the wife of Sam Tovar. She was a homemaker and a member of Our Lady Queen of the Apostles Catholic Church. She enjoyed helping to raise and caring for her grandchildren and volunteering at her church. In her younger years she enjoyed dancing. She will be remembered for her contagious smile and laughter.
Those left to cherish her memory are her children Eva Doss (Gary), Sylvia Washington, Danny Cantu (Debbie), Ruben Cantu, Jr., Vanessa Guevara (Martin) and Terry Lopez (Chris), her 15 grandchildren, her 12 great-grandchildren, her sisters Janie Villegas and Delores Caudillo, and her brother Joe Gonzales.
Dominga is preceded in death by her husband Sam Tovar, her mother Gregoria Avila Gonzales, her father Paul Gonzales, her brothers Pablo Gonzales, Charlie Gonzales, and Tony Gonzales, her sister Lillie Torres, and her son Abelardo (Abel) Cantu III.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, November 10 from 3:00 to 9:00 p.m. with the Holy Rosary Prayer at 7:00 p.m. at Guajardo Funeral Chapels. Funeral services will be held Thursday, November 11 at 10:00 a.m. at Our Lady Queen of the Apostles Catholic Church with burial to follow at the City of Lubbock Cemetery.


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