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OBIT-Escolastico Mendoza

MISSION – Escolastico Mendoza, 66, passed away on Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, at Alfredo Gonzalez Texas State Veterans Home in McAllen.

Born in McAllen, he was a lifelong Rio Grande Valley resident. As a veteran of the United States Army, he reached the rank of sergeant and served in Vietnam as part of the 11B Infantry.

Visitation will be held on Monday, Aug. 26, from 5 to 9 p.m. with a 7 p.m. rosary at Ric Brown Family Funeral Home west chapel. A graveside service will be held at Rio Grande Valley State Veterans Cemetery in Mission on Tuesday, Aug. 27, at 10 a.m.

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