James T. Mendes

James T. Mendes, 60, passed away on Monday October 17, 2016 at Rhode Island Hospital. Born in Providence, he was a son of the late James T. and Harriet A. (Broadway) Mendes. James worked as a RI Correctional Officer at the A.C.I for twenty seven years. He was an Army Veteran. He leaves four children, Eric J. Brown of Cranston, Helen-Marie Newton of North Carolina, Nicholas A. Mendes of East Providence and James T. Mendes of Providence, his companion, Rosa Baez of Providence, four sisters, Alethia Mitchell, Maria Perry, Dorothy Shorts and Julia Doutaz, one brother, Fortunato Mendes, and six grandchildren. He was the brother of the late Harriet Sargent. His Funeral service will be held on Monday at 11:00 AM in the PERRY-MCSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence. Burial with Military Honors will be in RI Veterans Cemetery, Exeter, RI. Calling hours Sunday 4-8.