October 17, 1934 – October 1, 2020
Maria Mendoza, age 85, of Baldwin Park, California passed away on Thursday, October 1, 2020 in Riverside, California. Maria was born October 17, 1934 in McGaffey, New Mexico to her parents Manuel Diaz and Vicenta Solis.
Maria came to California and was married at a young age to Luis Mendoza. During her 16 year marriage, she and Luis had two sons; Luis, Jr. and David. Before her illness became too severe, she loved being around children and caring for her nieces and nephews. She would often babysit them and loved to attempt to teach them Spanish.
"Auntie Mary" was a beloved member of her family and will be missed by all who knew her.
A visitation for Maria will be held Friday, October 30, 2020 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM at Green Acres Memorial Park & Mortuary, 11715 Cedar Ave, Bloomington, CA 92316. A funeral service will occur Friday, October 30, 2020 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM. A burial will occur at Green Acres Memorial Park, 11715 Cedar Ave, Bloomington, California 92316.
Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.greenacresmortuary.com for the Mendoza family.
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Green Acres Memorial Park & Mortuary
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Patricia and son Fred Martinez
October 24, 2020
Our deepest condolences to the Mendoza and Diaz families
May Maria rest in peace and her family find peace as well
From Pat Martinez and Family, Las Cruces NM
October 23, 2020
When I needed a place to stay, you took me into your home with open arms. And again, when I became a new mother with a premature son, you took care of us until I was able to go home. I will always remember your loving kindness.
We will miss you. May you rest in peace.
your sister Lola