Armando "Mandito" Flores Jr.

El Paso, Texas


El Paso, Texas


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Armando "Mandito" Flores Jr.

El Paso - Armando "Mandito" Flores Jr., age 49, passed away Monday, March 15, 2021. Mando was a family man: a great son, brother, husband, father, uncle and friend. Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Joanna; children, Jaylynn Rose, Armando "Dito" III, Adalynn, Matthew; two granddaughters; parents, Armando Sr. and Irene Flores; sisters, Hilda, Linda (Ozone); brothers, Andy (Sammie), Stevie; nieces, Amber, Christina, Jennifer, Sage; nephews, AJ, Sonny, Cruz. He will also be missed by many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends that he considered close family.

Mando was a 1990 Riverside High School Honor Society graduate. He was a great athlete earning All-District as both a football and baseball player. He continued his love of the game playing with El Paso's greatest softball teams: Gold Sox, Jalapeños, Dukes, Ratz-Wizards and many more great teams. Mando was also an original founding member of Poderoso Car Club. He was employed at Southeastern Freight Lines for 11 years and was a member of Cristo Rey Catholic Church where he was an ACTS brother.

Mandito was such a loving and caring person that he left a great impression on anyone he came across. There wasn't a place you could go that someone didn't know him. He was always willing to lend a hand and never asked for anything in return. This is why he leaves many with a broken heart, but we will not forget him.

Mandito's passion was spending time with his family and friends. He loved hanging out at the park, having cookouts and drinking a Bud Light while listening to K-Love or The Fox Oldies on a Sunday afternoon.


Visitation: Friday, March 26, 2021 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm with Rosary at 6:00 pm at Mt. Carmel Funeral Home, 1755 N. Zaragosa 79936. Funeral Mass: Saturday, March 27, 2021 at 11:00 am at Cristo Rey Catholic Church, 8011 Williamette Ave. 79907.

Serving as pallbearers are: "Coach" Jon, Loren, Cuco, "Q" Ruben, Andy, Stevie, AJ, & Ozone.

Armando ""Mandito"" Flores Jr., de 49 años, falleció el lunes 15 de marzo del 2021. Mando fue un padre de familia: nieto, hermano, esposo, padre, tío y amigo. Quedan para apreciarlo en memoria su esposa Joanna; sus hijos Jaylynn Rose, Armando ""Dito"" III, Adalynn, Matthew; sus dos nietas, sus padres, Armando Sr. e Irene Flores; sus hermanas: Hilda y Linda (Ozone) y sus hermanos: Andy (Sammie) y Stevie. También le quedan sus sobrinas: Amber, Christina, Jennifer y Sage; sus sobrinos: AJ, Sonny y Cruz. También lo extrañarán muchas tías, tíos, primos y amigos que él consideraba familiares cercanos. Mando se graduó en 1990 de la Sociedad de Honor de Riverside High School. Fue un gran atleta que obtuvo All-District como jugador de fútbol y béisbol. Continuó su amor por el juego jugando con los mejores equipos de softbol de El Paso: Gold Sox, Jalapeños, Dukes, Ratz-Wizards y muchos más grandes equipos. Mando también fue miembro fundador original de Poderoso Car Club. Trabajó en Southeastern Freight Lines durante 11 años y fue miembro de la Iglesia Católica Cristo Rey, donde era hermano de ACTS. Mandito era una persona tan cariñosa y gentil que dejaba una gran impresión en cualquiera que se encontrara. No había un lugar al que pudieras ir donde alguien no lo conocieran. Siempre estuvo dispuesto a echar una mano y nunca pidió nada a cambio. Por eso deja a muchos con el corazón roto, pero no lo olvidaremos. La pasión de Mandito era pasar tiempo con su familia y amigos. Le encantaba pasar el rato en el parque, hacer comidas al aire libre y beber Bud Light mientras escuchaba K-Love o The Fox Oldies un domingo por la tarde. That's how we roll... YO, MANDO. El velorio se realizará el viernes 26 de marzo del 2021 de 5:00 p.m. a 8:00 p.m. con el rosario a las 6:00 p.m. en Mt. Carmel Funeral Home, en el 1755 N. Zaragosa 79936. La misa fúnebre se celebrará el sábado 27 de marzo del 2021 a las 11:00 a.m. en la Iglesia Católica Cristo Rey, en el 8011 Williette Ave. 79907. Los portadores del féretro son: ""Coach"" Jon, Loren, Cuco, ""Q"" Ruben, Andy, Stevie, AJ y Ozone.

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Mandito today was another hard day for us. You were taken to your final resting place. It was nice but different. I hope it turned out the way you wanted. Dad and Dito made sure you had your Braves cap with you. I bought you some red roses. The color was so bright and beautiful They looked awesome. It was a cold and slightly windy morning but it felt nice. Ozone wore shorts cuz he knew you would have too. You were surrounded by family and friends. Everyone has so many great memories...

Mandito 1 month ago today the world as I knew it was shattered. Today I still can't believe your gone. I am still in shock. So many times I've tried to reach out to you by text or a phone call only to realize I can't. I have so many unanswered questions. I am still going through so many different emotions. Some make me angry , some make me laugh but all make me so sad and heartbroken . I find myself talking to you everyday now. When I'm driving I swear people think I'm crazy, but It's...

Mandito I got to see you one last time today. It was very hard. My heart still hurts so much Tomorrow morning you will get cremated Soon we will take you to your final resting place. We are going to need your help. Give us strength. Don't forget what we (I) talked about today. Please watch over us. I miss you un chingo big brother You handle things from above and we'll handle things here. Love and miss you .

Mando & Irene and all the Flores family: We are so sorry to hear about your loss. Sending our condolences, and may the Good Lord bless and comfort you during this trying time. The Diaz's

May you Rest In Peace Mandito. Great person!. Prayers and Condolences to the Flores family.

May you Rest In Peace Mandito. Great person!. Prayers and Condolences to the Flores family and prayers.

Mando.... lost for words brotha!!!!! It was a pleasure sharing the field with you from our younger years to our recent past. Great memories on and off the field, family parties, games, tournaments, Ascarate, and of course Delta!!!!
Thanks CARNAL RIP!!!!!!!

Our condolences to the Flores family from the Fattorini family ... great person, great ball player, great friend

My Condolences to All The Flores Family and Friends.