November 15, 1969 – July 6, 2019
Mary Mendez was born November 15, 1969 in Lubbock, Texas. In 1984 she moved to Dallas, Texas with her family. That is where she met her husband of 33 years, Pedro Mendez Cortez. They resided in Duncanville, Texas. They have a son, Peter Cortez and a daughter, Valerie Cortez. She also had a step-son Jesse Mendez. In 2010 she became a grandmother to Elena Cortez. Mary was a hard worker, a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She passed away July 6, 2019 in Dallas, Texas. She is survived by her husband-Pedro Mendez Cortez, son-Peter Cortez, daughter-Valerie Cortez, stepson-Jesse Mendez, and a granddaughter-Elena Cortez. Her mother-Esperanza Rivero, 3 sisters; Stella Hernandez, Susan Castillo and Rosa Nuno; a brother-Joe Luna, 10 nephews and nieces, 14 great nephews and nieces and 1 great-great nephew. Mary was preceded in death by her brothers Robert and Manuel Jr. Villagomez, a niece-Josephine Nuno, Grandmother Guadalupe Rioz-Aragon and many uncles, aunts and cousins. She will truly be missed.
- Visitation Wednesday, July 10, 2019
- Rosary Service Wednesday, July 10, 2019
- Funeral Service Thursday, July 11, 2019
- Committal Service Thursday, July 11, 2019