2012-02-01 / Obituaries


LYFORD - Modesto Mendoza, Jr., 53, entered peacefully into eternal rest on January 31, 2012 at his residence in Lyford. Modesto was born on August 4, 1958 in Raymondville, TX to Modesto, Sr. and Eustolia Mendoza. He was preceded in death by his father, Modesto Mendoza, Sr. He is survived by his mother, Eustolia Martinez Mendoza; sons, Modesto Mendoza, III, Eli Mendoza, B.J. Mendoza, Christopher Mendoza, and Jacob Mendoza, sister, Janie (Abelardo) Ambriz, and brothers, Jacinto ( Estefana) Mendoza, Ricardo Mendoza, Rudy Mendoza and Raul (Ester) Mendoza. Rodolfo is also survived by his six grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, February 1, from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Visitation will continue Thursday, February 2, from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. with a holy rosary both nights at 7 p.m. at Good Shepherd Funeral Home, 1157 W. Hidalgo, Raymondville, TX 78580.

A funeral mass will be celebrated Friday, February 3, 2012 at 11 a.m. at Prince of Peace Catholic Church in Lyford, TX. Interment will follow at the Lyford Evergreen Cemetery.

Honored to serve as pallbearers are B. J. Mendoza, Christopher Mendoza, Eli Mendoza, Jacob Mendoza, Jacinto Mendoza, Jr. and Lionel Mendoza.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Good Shepherd Funeral Home.

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