Gilbert Thomas Dominguez, a Brentwood resident, passed away peacefully at his home on Sunday, May 12.
He was well known for his work with many organizations in the community.
Gilbert was born in Wilmington, California. He graduated from Liberty Union High School in 1948. After serving in Korea with the U.S. Army, Gil enjoyed a 32-year career with Dow Chemical. He also served as a Brentwood Police Reserve Officer for 10 years.
Throughout his adult life, he was involved in the Brentwood Men’s Club, American Legion, Door of Faith Orphanage, Parks and Recreation, St. Vincent de Paul and the IHM Rice and Beans Program. He was honored as Citizen of the Year in 2000.
He was also honored with a Golden Key Pass to all LUHS sporting events for his volunteer work at Liberty. A baseball field is dedicated in his name at Sunset Park, where he was quoted as saying, “The satisfaction you receive in helping kids and others is priceless. The thanks you receive from kids when they grow up – even better.”
Gilbert is survived by his loving wife of 68 years, Amparo; devoted children, Diane Stater (Tom, deceased), Liz Isenberg (Toshi), and Peggy Berumen (Michael). He is also survived by eight grandchildren and three great grandchildren. He will be missed by all who knew him.
Friends and family are invited to a visitation on Tuesday, May 28, 2019, from 5 to 7 p.m. and vigil service from 7 to 8 p.m. Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, May 29, 2019, at 10 a.m. All services will be held at Holy Cross Cemetery, with a reception immediately following at Veteran’s Hall in Brentwood.