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Dominic Sandoval, you will be missed

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SANDOVAL, DOMINIC JOSEPH, age 28, born in Albuquerque, NM on September 2, 1984, passed away unexpectedly on June 19, 2013 in Ventura, California. Dominic is survived by his parents, Bennie and Merlinda Sandoval; brother, Bennie Armando, (Candice and Wesstyn); grandparents, Bennie and Adela Sandoval, Mary Trujillo; Dom's girlfriend, Michaela Gomez; many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Dominic was preceded in death by grandfather, David Trujillo; and uncle, Steve Trujillo. Dominic graduated from West Mesa High School, Class of 2003, with academic honors, participated in football and baseball. He won the Mr. Mustang Contest his senior year. Dominic graduated 1st Honors with a degree of Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Class of 2009, from New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology. While attending NM Tech, Dominic was the Regional Student Representative of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers. He was employed by NAVAIR as a Flight Test Engineer on the F-18 Navy jet fighter based in Point Mugu, California. Dominic was an avid snowboarder and ventured in many activities including surfing, kayaking, hiking, fishing, biking, skydiving and four wheeling. He loved to dance and enjoyed traveling to many States attending concert venues. Dominic was a self-taught acoustical guitarist. Dominic's latest endeavor was standup comedy, performing at various clubs in the Los Angeles area and was a regular at the Ventura Harbor Comedy Club. Dominic always strived to succeed in any adventure that came his way. Our beloved Dominic's life ended too soon and he had not fulfilled all his dreams. His smile and personality brightened every life he touched. He will be greatly missed by all who had the privilege of knowing him. The world was a better place with him in it. Our lives without Dominic will have a void that will never be filled and only our faith in God will give us strength in the days to come. Special thanks to the Staff at NAVAIR, as well as friends and neighbors from the Ventura area for help and support through this difficult time. Visitation will be Thursday, June 27, 2013 from 7:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 5415 Fortuna Rd. NW, with a Rosary to be recited at 8:00 p.m. by Pat Muniz-Robert. Final visitation will be at the Church, Friday, June 28, 2013 from 8:30 a.m. until 9:00 a.m. with Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 9:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Rafael Dominguez, Eric Flores, Tim Jones, Eric Morales, Armando Sandoval, VJ Trujillo. Honorary pallbearers will be Mark Cruz, Anthony Padilla, Chris Padilla, Daniel Sandoval, Gary Sandoval, Tom Sandoval Jr., and Bobby Trujillo.

Obituary source Gabaldon Mortyary Inc.