Taft – Rosario M. “Chayo” Mendez passed away October 1, 2020. She was 66.
Chayo was born on January 8, 1954 in Taft, Texas to Juan C. and Maria (Cuellar) Martinez. She was a lifelong resident of Taft, Texas. Chayo was a retired HEB Partner, formerly a Taft ISD cafeteria worker and Home Health Provider. Chayo was a loving daughter, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister who will be missed by all who knew her.
Preceding in death is her husband: David C. Mendez; father: Juan C. Martinez; in-laws: Guadalupe Sr. and Aurelia Mendez.
Survivors include her son: David Anthony Mendez (Sandra) of Taft, Texas; daughter: Jeanette M. Flores (Jesse) of Taft, Texas; 6 grandchildren: Ryan Flores, Marissa Mendez, Jestin Flores, Arianna Flores, David Mendez II and Daviana Mendez; 7 great-grandchildren; mother: Maria Davila of Taft, Texas; brother: Israel Martinez (Maria) of Taft, Texas; sisters: Juanita Rodriguez of Corpus Christi, Texas; Sylvia Criddle (Jim) of Hesperia, California; Margie Suarez (Rey) of Kingsville, Texas; Esmeralda Galindo (Manuel) of Taft, Texas; Norma Franklin (Donnie) of Coldspring, Texas and Alicia Castillo (Jesse) of Taft, Texas.
Visitation will be held Sunday, October 4, 2020, 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Resthaven Funeral Home Chapel, Aransas Pass. A Rosary will be recited the same evening, 7:00 PM at the Funeral Home. A Funeral Mass will be held Monday, October 5, 2020, 11:00 AM at Immaculate Conception Church, Taft. Burial will follow in Palms Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Taft. `
Guestbook available online at www.resthavenfunerals.com
Arrangements and care entrusted to Resthaven Funeral Home, Sinton.
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