David E. Mendoza Sr. born on May 5, 1942 was called home to be with our Lord On Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at the age of 70. He is preceded in death by his parents; Antonia E. and Frank C. Mendoza. Mr. Mendoza is loved and will be greatly missed by his wife of 46 years, Felicitas Mendoza; children, David Mendoza Jr. and wife Carissa and Maricela Martinez and husband Alfonso; brother, Frank E. Mendoza Jr.; grandchildren, Monet Milagro, Matthew Alfonso, Mark Anthony Martinez, Adrian Michael and Baby David Mendoza III as well as numerous relatives and friends. The family would like to Thank Dr. Jesse Medellin and Staff, the Metropolitan Methodist Oncology 3rd floor staff and Cima Hospice for all the loving care given to Mr. Mendoza. Mass of Christian Burial Monday, October 8, 2012 at 9:30a.m. at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Little Flower. Interment to follow at San Fernando Cemetery III. In lieu of flowers donations may be given to the family, all collections will be donated to the "Light the Night Walk" for lymphoma cancer research. Team name is "4 David Mendoza". Services under the direction of Castillo Mission Funeral Home.