Beatriz Mendoza, age 94, of East Chicago, Indiana, passed away peacefully at her residence with her family by her side on Friday, January 1, 2021. Survived by four loving children: Ernesto (Chong) Mendoza, Hortencia (Eugenio, Sr.) Calderon, Maria Elena Ojeda and Angela (Sanjay) Anand; Proud Grandmother of: Shaun (Rhonda), Eugenio, Jr. (Maria), Orlando (Lori), Celina,Joseph, Alicia, Marcos and Elena (Oscar); Great Grandmother of: Reynaldo, Brittney, Apolos, Ezra, Nathan, Sicilia, Danyelle and Elijah; Great Great Grandmother of: Elizabeth and Giovanni. Dear Sister, Josefina Palacios and many nieces, nephews, family and friends. Preceded in passing by her beloved husband of 62 years, Reynaldo Mendoza, Sr., sons: Jose Reynaldo, Eduardo and Reynaldo, Jr. and loving daughter, Rosa Maria.
Visitation for friends and family will be held on Tuesday, January 5, 2021 from 4:00-7:00 P.M. at the Oleska-Pastrick Funeral Home, 3934 Elm Street, East Chicago, Indiana. Private cremation service will follow. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to a charity of your choice in honor of our mother, Beatriz. Masks and social distancing will be required during the wake services. oleskapastrickfh.com
Beatriz was a longtime resident of East Chicago, Indiana and a devoted, long time member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, East Chicago, Indiana. Mrs. Mendoza was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. Beatriz' memory will be deeply cherished in the hearts of her loving family and friends.
PLEASE NOTE: PLEASE JOIN THE FAMILY AND FRIENDS OF BEATRIZ FOR A MEMORIAL SERVICE THAT WILL BE HELD ON SATURDAY, JANUARY 9, 2021 at 12:00 NOON at THE FREEDOM CHURCH, 4802 OLCOTT AVENUE, EAST CHICAGO, INDIANA, WITH PASTOR DAN GARZA OFFICIATING.
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