Leonila (Lee) Vitalita Lopez Dominguez


Leonila (Lee) Vitalita Lopez Dominguez, 82, of Amarillo TX, passed away on August 12, 2021.

She was born to her parents, Lucas Lopez and Amadita Salazar, on July 12, 1939. She married Pete Lee Dominguez Sr. on August 5, 1962, and they were married for 32 years before his passing in 1994.

She is survived by her four sons and three daughters-in-law, Pete and Helen Dominguez of Amarillo, TX, Robert Dominguez of Dallas, TX, Paul and Linda Dominguez of Amarillo, TX, and Karl and Pam Dominguez of El Paso, TX. She is also survived by her five grandchildren, Lucas, Berklye, Lindsaye, Bailey, and Dawson; and eight great-grandchildren. Additionally, she was preceded in death by her grandson, Chad; and great-granddaughters, Evelyn and Scarlet Bonifield.

At the age of 14, Lee moved out of her home and became a nanny, after graduating high school she put herself through nursing school. Her first job was in Clayton, New Mexico where she met the love of her life at a bowling alley! Lee was an accomplished Nurse of over 45 years and was immensely proud of her family, and leaves nothing behind but beautiful memories. As her health declined, she would say, “don’t worry “Mijito” it will all work out…God will take care of it!”

Services will be held at 2:00 P.M., Monday, August 16, 2021, in the Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel, 2800 Paramount Blvd. The burial will be held right after the service at Memory Gardens Cemetery. The family will be at 7903 New England Pkwy.

Rosary will be at 3:00 P.M., Sunday, at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, you can make a donation to the American Diabetes Association in memory of Lee Dominguez.

One Reply to “Leonila (Lee) Vitalita Lopez Dominguez”

  1. My heart is so broken today, she was a very big part of my life from my senioryear of high school till she passed, I thank her for Lucas and Chad, will miss her so much my sincere condolences to the boys Pete, Robert, Paul and Karl I will always love y’all…

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