Maria DeJesus Mendez
February 28, 1963 - June 9, 2017
Mass of Christian Burial for Maria De Jesus Mendez, 54, a life-long Hereford resident will be celebrated Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church with Reverend Anthony Neusch, pastor, as celebrant. Interment will follow in West Park Cemetery, under the direction of Parkside Chapel Funeral Home. A Prayer Vigil will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at Parkside Chapel. Mrs. Mendez passed away Friday, June 9, 2017 in Hereford.
Maria De Jesus Garza was born February 28, 1963 in San Juan, Texas to Torivio and Gregoria Ramos Garza. She was married to Raul Mendez. Mrs. Mendez was a member at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church. She enjoyed spending time with her family and was an excellent cook. Maria will forever be remembered as a loving wife, mother, sister and a caring friend to all who knew her.
Mourning her loss are her husband; six sisters, Elvira Gonzales of Houston, Ismelda Rios and Irma Lamas both of Hereford, Martina Regalado of Muleshoe, Juanita Hernandez of San Juan, and Marianita Salinas of Michigan; three brothers, Natividad Garza of New Braunfels, Francisco Garza of Dallas, and Cecilio Garza of Hereford.
She was preceded in death by her parents; four brothers, Wencho Garza, Guadalupe Islas, Ramiro Garza, and Armando Garza.