CARMEN "MITA" (LOPEZ) MENDEZJune 20, 1933 ~ August 18, 2017 (age 84)
Carmen "Mita" Mendez ( nee Lopez ), 84 of Perth Amboy, passed away on Friday, August 18, 2017 at JFK Medical Center, Edison with her family by her side.
Mita was born in San Sebastian, Puerto Rico and came to Perth Amboy 60 years ago. She was a homemaker and loved spending time with family and friends. She was a parishioner at Most Holy Name of Jesus Parish at Our Lady of Hungary Church.
Mita is preceded in death by her devoted husband Pedro "Gin" Mendez, who passed away in 2016; loving daughter of Maximino and Juana ( nee Soberal ); dear sister of Ruperto, Nazario Lopez, Emilia Ortega and Eulalia Arocho.
Mita is survived by her beloved children Raul "Pito" and his wife Debbie, Luis "Fredo" and his wife Daisy Mendez, Genoveva "Beba" and her husband Adolfo Rodriguez, Rosalina "Gugie" and her husband Miguel, Angel "Gelo" and his wife Nubia, Luis Antonio "Tano" and his wife Maria Mendez, Mariluz "Mari" and her husband Orlando Ortiz, Pedro "Giro" and his wife Deena Mendez and Abraham Mendez; cherished sister of Angel, Juan and Saturnina Lopez; adored grandmother of 24, great-grandmother of 41 and great-great-grandmother of 4.
We begin to leave on Thursday, August 31, 2017 at 9:15 am from the Gustav J. Novak Funeral Home, 419 Barclay Street, Perth Amboy for a funeral mass at 10 am at Most Holy Name of Jesus Parish at Our Lady of Hungary Church. Interment will follow at Alpine cemetery. Visiting is Wednesday from 5 ~ 9 pm.