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Mario Mendieta Vela

May 30, 1947 — October 11, 2023

Brownsville

Brownsville - Mario Mendieta Vela , 76, passed away Wednesday, October 11, 2023 at Herman Memorial Hospital in Pearland.

Mr. Vela was born in May 30, 1947 in Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico, son of Paulino Mendieta and Manuela Vela. He is preceded in death by his parents and a son, Ever Mendieta.

Left to cherish his memories are his children, Mario Mendieta, Carlos Mendieta, Carlos Edgardo Mendieta, Dinora Mendieta, Jesse Mendieta and Julie Mendieta; brothers, Roberto Mendieta, Ramiro Mendieta and his sisters Norma Mendieta and Gloria Plata.. Also surviving him are 18 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, October 17, 2023 from 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm with a rosary at 7:00 pm at Salinas Funeral Home - Chapel of the Heavens in Brownsville. As per his wishes, he will be cremated at a later date.

Funeral services have been entrusted to Salinas Funeral Home in Brownsville.

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