Rita Dominguez Galvan Jan. 15, 1945 – Jan. 29, 2019

TORRINGTON – Rita Dominguez Galvan, 74, passed away peacefully on Jan. 29, 2019, with her family at her side at Community Hospital in Torrington.

Rita was born Jan. 15, 1945, in Torrington, the daughter of Alexandro and Patricia Dominguez. Rita worked at Holly Sugar Corp. and had her own child care business. She was an active member of Rhema Fellowship in Torrington. She was loved by many and will be missed dearly.

Rita is survived by her children, Christina (Ben) Morgan, Guillermo Jr. (Claudia) Galvan, Leo Galvan, Angela (Ted) Carr, Marlene Galvan, of Torrington; Charlene Galvan of Rapid City, S.D.; Sister Josie (Dave) Larson, Antonia Alvarez, Mary Lou (Jose) Chavez; Brothers Alex Jr. (Alicia) Dominguez, Raymond (Mary) Dominguez, Diego (Eleanor) Dominguez; 26 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Alexandro and Patricia Dominguez, husband Guillermo Galvan Sr., two daughters, Marlena and Patricia Galvan, sister Virginia Dominguez Gomez and brother-in-law, Joe Alvarez.

Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, at Riverside Church of Christ in Torrington, with Pastor Lonnie Crowe and Glen Bugher officiating.

Colyer Funeral Home assisted the family with cremation arrangements.


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