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Domingo G. Burgos

Domingo G. Burgos, 89, of Lorain, passed away on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at his residence while under the care of New Life Hospice.
Born April 24, 1928 in Yabucoa, Puerto Rico, he came to Lorain in 1953. Domingo worked at Lake Terminal Railroad for 28 years, retiring in 1991. Prior to this, he worked at a greenhouse in Columbia Station.
He was a member of Sacred Heart Chapel in Lorain, and enjoyed bingo, gardening, dominos and was a faithful Cleveland Indians fan.
Surviving is his son, Domingo Gutierrez of Lorain and his daughter in law Nancy who was by his side till the end and whom he loved as his own daughter; his daughters, Aida Cruz, Carmen Alicia and Migdalia (German) Cortes all of Lorain, 15 grandchildren and many great grandchildren; a brother, Justino Gutierrez of Yabucoa, Puerto Rico; and sisters, Illuminida Torres of Lorain, Margareta Gutierrez and Agustina Gutierrez both of Yabucoa, Puerto Rico.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 36 years, Emila (nee Matos) in 2009; brothers, Francisco, Pedro and Candido; and a sister, Teresa Gutierrez.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 4:00 - 8:00 pm in the Dovin Funeral and Cremation Specialists, 2701 Elyria Avenue, Lorain. The family will also receive friends on Wednesday from 8:30 am until the time of mass at 9:30 am at Sacred Heart Chapel, 4301 Pearl Avenue, Lorain. Rev. William Thaden, pastor will officiate. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery.

Cemetery Details

Calvary Cemetery
555 North Ridge Road
Lorain, OH,


NOV 14. 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Dovin Funeral and Cremation Specialists

2701 Elyria Avenue

Lorain, OH, US, 44055


NOV 15. 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Sacred Heart Chapel

4301 Pearl Avenue

Lorain, OH, US

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My deepest and most sincere condolences to Aida, Micky, Carmen, Jr... And the whole family that will miss him. May God give you all Strength, Peace, Love, and Hope...until we all see him again.. RIP Domingo Sr.

Mary Lou Andujar-Hough - November 13, 2017 at 07:10 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Domingo Burgos

Holly - November 12, 2017 at 05:13 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

He was my Life He was my soul He was my grandfather Who had to go He was I'll with no cure Whose heart gave up and wasn't sure Why he left me in his this world with no one to talk to not even to hold Now that he's gone I sit and cry waiting for him to say my last goodbye I want him to know I'll be alright That one day I'll be bye his side Day by day Year by year I live like he's still here With a smile on my face I kiss his picture and put in place :purple_heart: Te amo mucho abuelo love Flicky

Flicky - November 12, 2017 at 04:03 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Abuelo was such a sweet soul and fierce lover of life....he used share a lot of wonderful stories about his life in Puerto Rico....he always had smile....love you and miss you abuelo...Mike and Elena and family

Mike Monge - November 12, 2017 at 01:45 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Domingo Burgos

Edwin V. Babe Camacho Aviles - November 11, 2017 at 07:43 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

He came to my life back in the 70's Treated me like a daughter !! Thanks Stepdad for the love!! You always well hold A special spot in my hart!! Love you My biggest condolences to all the family!! Angie from Arizona !!

angie torres stepdaughter!! - November 11, 2017 at 04:56 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Domingo Burgos

Sandra Sanchez - November 11, 2017 at 03:50 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

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Friends and Family Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM