MISSION – Maria Guadalupe “Lupita” Mendoza, passed away on Friday, March 18, 2016 at Mission Regional Medical Center.
Mrs. Mendoza was born on Dec. 12, 1928, in Mexico.
Survivors include her children, Adela Reyna, Augustina Zamora, Jose Mendoza, Juan Mendoza, Maria de la Luz Hacker, Jose Javier Mendoza, Lucio Mendoza Jr., Guadalupe Mendoza, Maria Revilla, Joel Mendoza and Norma Mendoza; and siblings Tomasa Carrera, Gil Puente, Lorenza Vasquez and Matiana Cerda.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Lucio Mendoza Sr.; daughters, Ignacia Mendoza and San Juanita Mendoza; and siblings, Felipa Puente and Maria Puente.
A funeral mass was held on Tuesday, March 22, at St. John of the Fields Catholic Church in Mission. Burial followed at Valley Memorial Gardens in McAllen.