OBITUARY

Irineo "Neo" Cavazos Mendoza

December 1, 1949June 28, 2020
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Irineo “Neo” Mendoza was born December 1, 1949 in South Texas and passed on June 28, 2020 at his residence.

He was retired from Lufkin Industries where he was employed for 35 years. He was a member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church. Neo was known for his love and compassion for his family and friends. Neo never met a stranger. He enjoyed being outdoors, listening to music and gathering with family.

Neo is survived by his spouse Angela and their two children, Gerald and Jennifer. He is survived by siblings: Beatrice Loya (+Victor), Fidel Jr. (Hilda); Eduardo (Ginny), Norma Lee Castillo (+Santos) Maria Doris Herrera (Felipe), George (Delia), Nelda Rodriguez (Catarino III), Sandra Lee (Kent) and numerous nephews and nieces.

Neo was preceded in death by his parents, Fidel and Celia Mendoza; brothers Jose (Herminia), Robert (Gloria), Alfredo “Freddy” (Linda), Guadalupe “Wally” (Zulema) and sister Dora.

Neo served in the United States Army in the HHB 1st BN 92nd Arty 2nd Armed Division; Fort Hood, Texas and Army National Guard. He served his country for a total 37 years. He retired from the armed services January 2009.

Pallbearers: Fidel Mendoza Jr., George Mendoza, Michael Bryan Hernandez, Phillip A. Rodriguez, Santos A. Castillo, Wally Mendoza Jr.

Honorary Pallbearers: Eduardo Mendoza, Adrian Tristrian Cabrera, Nicholas Ivan Cabrera.

He will be greatly missed by those who knew and loved him.

For those who would like to pay their final respects, visitation will be held at Gipson Funeral Home on Thursday, July 2, 2020 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with Rosary recited at 7:00 p.m. Funeral services will be on Friday July 3, 2020 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church at 10:00 a.m. Final resting place will be in the Garden of Memories Memorial Park, Lufkin, Texas.

Condolences may be offered at www.gipsonfuneralhome.com Services have been placed in the trust of Gipson Funeral Home

  • FAMILY

  • Angela, Wife
  • Gerald and Jennifer, Children
  • Beatrice Loya (+Victor), Sibling
  • Fidel Jr. (Hilda), Sibling
  • Eduardo (Ginny), Sibling
  • Norma Lee Castillo (+Santos), Sibling
  • Maria Doris Herrera (Felipe), Sibling
  • George (Delia), Sibling
  • Nelda Rodriguez (Catarino III), Sibling
  • Sandra Lee (Kent), Sibling
  • Neo was also survived by numerous nephews and nieces.


    Hewas preceded in death by his parents, Fidel and Celia Mendoza; brothers Jose (Herminia), Robert (Gloria), Alfredo “Freddy” (Linda), Guadalupe “Wally” (Zulema) and sister Dora.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Fidel Mendoza Jr., Active
  • George Mendoza, Active
  • Michael Bryan Hernandez, Active
  • Phillip A. Rodriguez, Active
  • Daniel Lee (Slim) Massingill, Active
  • Wally Mendoza Jr., Active
  • Eduardo Mendoza, Honorary
  • Adrian Tristrian Cabrera, Honorary
  • Nicholas Ivan Cabrera, Honorary

Services

3 July

Funeral Service

10:00 am

St. Patrick Catholic Church

2116 Lowery
Lufkin, Texas

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Visitation

    Thursday, July 2, 2020

  • Rosary

    Thursday, July 2, 2020

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Francisco & Tammy Contreras Jr

June 30, 2020

We are so sorry for your loss may god hold his hand over Angela Jennifer and Gerald and family during this trying time.

Frances Dela Rosa

June 30, 2020

From the Dela Rosa family of Sebastian Texas
Our sincere condolences to the whole family -

God bless

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