He passed away peacefully at his home on Saturday, Feb. 20, 2010. On Thursday, Feb. 25, 2010, a viewing will be held from 3 p.m until the 6 p.m. Rosary at Rost Funeral Home, McMurtrey Chapel. A funeral mass will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 26, at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church.
Burial will follow at Mountain View Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Rost Funeral Home, McMurtrey Chapel.
Armando was the son of Juan and Teodora Mendoza. He was born in Poteet, Texas, on Oct. 3, 1933.
Armando left behind his beloved wife of 49 years, Gloria C. Mendoza, along with his children, Christopher Mendoza, Mandy and her husband, Betocaro Mendoza, Roxanne Silva, Paul Daiz, Larry Daiz and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his four brothers, Johnny Mendoza, Baldomero Mendoza, Benjamin Mendoza and Arthuto Mendoza, and three sisters, Norma Moreno, Mary Luna and Dora Ibarra.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his daughter, Diana, two brothers, one sister, one grandson and one granddaughter.
He will be missed dearly.