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Celia M Mendez

April 3, 1942 ~ December 7, 2023 (age 81) 81 Years Old

Obituary

Celia M. Mendez, 81, passed away peacefully, surrounded by loved ones, on December 7, 2023. Celia was born on April 3, 1942, to Jose and Prisca Mendez, in Corpus Christi.
She graduated from Miller High School in 1960. Celia Mendez was employed by CCISD for over 25 years, she retired as a Cafeteria Manager at Cunningham Middle School in 2011. She enjoyed working in her garden, traveling, dancing, and spending time with her family. She was an advocate for women and volunteered at the Women’s Shelter in Corpus Christi. She was a strong independent woman full of life, laughter, and joy. Her humor and laughter lit up the room. Her strength and leadership shaped and inspired everyone around her, especially her children.
Celia was a loving daughter, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt, and cousin.
Celia Mendez is proceeded in death by her son Johnny Trevino, parents Jose and Prisca Mendez, and siblings Helen Medina, Raul Mendez, Beatrice Capetillo, Cruz Mendez, Joe Mendez Jr., and Frank Mendez.
Celia Mendez is survived by children Rocco (Jackie) Trevino, Catherine Trevino, Trina Trevino. Grandchildren John Trevino IV, E.J. (Victoria) Hernandez, Trino Hernandez, Audry Trevino, Rocco Trevino II, Ryan Rodriguez, Zackery Trevino, Nathan Rodriguez, and Madison Trevino. Great Grandchildren Carlie Rae Guel, Xander Guel, Caleb Guel, and Natalia Hernandez. Brother Rudy (Irene) Mendez and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held from 10am to 11am on Monday, December 18th at Corpus Christi Funeral Home with A Rosary and Funeral Service being recited at 11am that same morning. Interment to follow at Rose Hill Memorial Park at 1pm.


Services

Visitation
Monday
December 18, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Corpus Christi Funeral Home
2409 Baldwin Boulevard
Corpus Christi, TX 78405

Rosary
Monday
December 18, 2023

11:00 AM
Corpus Christi Funeral Home
2409 Baldwin Boulevard
Corpus Christi, TX 78405

Video is available for this event


Funeral Service
Monday
December 18, 2023

12:00 PM
Corpus Christi Funeral Home
2409 Baldwin Boulevard
Corpus Christi, TX 78405

Inurnment

Rosehill Memorial Park
2731 Comanche
Corpus Christi, TX

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