Weslaco, TX – Jose R. Mendez, 90, passed away to be with the Lord on Sunday, January 22, 2023, at his residence. Mr. Mendez was born February 12, 1932, to Esteban & Aurelia Mendez, in Weslaco, TX. He was a veteran of the United States Army. Mr. Mendez is preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his loving wife, Enedelia G. Mendez of Weslaco, TX; 1 son, Carlos Mendez (Cathy), of Weslaco, TX; & 1 daughter, Nelda Castillo (Mario), of Edcouch, TX. Also surviving are 5 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. with a 6:00 p.m. rosary, Tuesday, January 24, 2023, at Guerra Funeral Home of Weslaco – Chapel of the Angels. Funeral service will be 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 25, 2023, at San Martin de Porres Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Highland Memorial Park. Military Auspices are under the direction of Sgt. Benito Alaniz, Post #7473 of Elsa, TX. Pallbearers will be Danny Castillo, Mario Castillo, Brandon Vasquez, Randy Castillo, Jose Carlos Mendez, and Paul Anthony Mendez. Arrangements are under the direction of Guerra Funeral Home of Weslaco, Inc., 2602 N. Texas Ave., Weslaco, TX (956) 969-1461.
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