Obituary for Mary Mendez

Mary Mendez, 87, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021, in Mesa, Arizona. Mary was born in San Antonio Texas on April 9, 1933.

She was married to Juan S. Mendez Sr. Mary was the mother of 13 children, 19 grandchildren, and multiple great-grandchildren. Mary was an extraordinary, loving, and selfless woman to all.

Mary was an active community member in Duncan, Arizona, where she lived for more than 65 years. Mary was employed by Dr. J.J. Lovett for more than 30 years and the United States Post office.

Mary was a hard worker, caregiver, and selfless woman. Mary was a true role model of what a woman is. She was a daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She was a woman of faith, love, and peace. She will be greatly missed!

Arrangements are under the direction of McDougal’s Caldwell Funeral Chapel & Gila Valley Crematory.  Online condolences may be extended at