Abel P. Mendoza, 59, of Mimosa Street, passed away Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012, at University Hospital in Lubbock, Texas. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. today (Nov. 15) at Denton-Wood Funeral Home. A vigil is scheduled for 7 p.m. today at Denton-Wood Funeral Home. Mass of Christian Burial is scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday at San Jose Catholic Church with Fr. Valentine Jankowski, OFM Conv., officiating. Interment will take place in Carlsbad Cemetery at a later date. Denton-Wood Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.