John Mendoza

John Mendoza, 80, of South Broadway passed away Tuesday July 26, 2016 at the Hope Hospice and Palliative Care Center in Providence. Born in Fall River, Massachusetts he was a son of the late John and Irene (Medeiros) Mendoza, Sr. Mr. Mendoza worked for the East Bay Ice Company before retiring. He leaves his former wife, Helen E. Lewis, one sister, Diane DeCosta, seven grandchildren and sixteen great grandchildren. He was the father of the late Alan J. Mendoza, Sr. and Karen A. Mendoza and brother of the late Edmund and George Mendoza. His funeral service will be held on Friday at 11:00 AM in the PERRY-MCSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours Thursday 4-8.