Mario C. Mendoza, Jr., age 56 of East Chicago, IN passed away Thursday, May 9, 2019. He is survived by his wife, Chayanan Mendoza; son, Songwut Mendoza; father, Mario C. (Rosario) Mendoza; mother, Victoria Antezana; 8 siblings: Fernando I. (Randi) Urquidi, Henry W. Mendoza, John E. (Tabbi) Urquidi, Angel J. Mendoza, Willie (Tina) Urquidi, Maria Rene (Hugo) Mendoza Antezana, Jaime L. Mendoza and Mariel (Emerito) Beltran; close niece, Amy Mendoza; numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.
Visitation at the FIFE FUNERAL HOME, 4201 Indianapolis Blvd., East Chicago, IN will be from 3:00 to 5:00 pm on Sunday, July 28, 2019. Private cremation to follow.
Mario was an employee of Ideal Box Company, Chicago, IL for 30+ years. He was an avid Chicago Cubs fan and he loved to travel the world, especially Thailand where he met his wife, Nam. To share an online condolence, logon to www.fifefuneralhome.com