Dominic Peter Garley 


Dominic Peter Garley

Dominic Peter Garley, age 39, a resident of Los Lunas, was granted his angel wings on Friday, Jan. 26, 2024. 

Services will take place on Thursday, Feb. 1, at San Clemente Catholic Church, beginning with a visitation at 5 p.m., followed by a Rosary at 6 p.m. A final visitation will take place at 10:30 a.m., Friday, Feb. 2, with a Funeral Mass to be celebrated at 11:30 a.m. Interment will follow at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Valencia.  

He is survived by his loving brothers, Derrick (Rebecca) and Jeremy; nephew, Bentley; nieces, Ariela and Geanna Rodriquez; uncles, Russell (Stacy), Donald (Della), Warren Sublett, Morris and Roland Vaisa (Rosemary); aunts, Lillian Romero and Betty Lovato (Jose); nana, Soila Moya; and many cousins and friends.  

Dominic is preceded in death by his parents, Peter and Martha Vaisa Garley; paternal grandparents, Ross and Dolores Garley; maternal grandfather, Joe R. Vaisa; uncles, Martin Garley, Arlen Romero, Leroy Vaisa and Tony Garcia; aunts, Monica Sublett, Margaret Garcia, and Yvonne Sanchez; and cousin, Arlen Clayton Romero.  

He was a generous soul with a huge smile and hearty laugh. Dominic was always the first to give anyone in need his last nickel. In life, he had many passions, one was participating on the Los Lunas High School Tiger football and baseball teams. Dominic was an avid Miami Dolphin fan since childhood, and proudly sported a Dolphin jersey.  

Another passion of his was getting up early and going duck hunting with cousins and friends. Dominic’s dream was to bag the infamous “Woody,” which after many years of trying, was finally accomplished. That was a proud day in his life. Lastly was vacationing in Las Vegas with his brothers.  

Dominic’s final days were spent surrounded by his loving family and friends.  

Pallbearers will be his two brothers, Derrick and Jeremy; nephews, Bentley Garley, Nolan Chopito, Nathan Romero, Justin Hardesty, Joshua Vaisa, Jacob Lovato and Benji Miranda. Honorary pallbearer will be AJ Garley.  

Our family would like to thank everyone for the love, prayers and support shown to our family. 

Please sign Dominic’s online tribute at Romero Funeral Home, 609 N. Main St., Belen. 

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