Palmira "Pam" Howard
McWane Family Funeral Home
350 N. San Jacinto St.
Hemet, CA
Palmira "Pam" Howard (Mendez) June 30, 1958 - September 22, 2021 Palmira "Pam" Howard (Mendez), 63, went to Heaven on September 22, 2021. Her devotion to family and firm belief in Jesus Christ as her Lord and Savior gave her comfort and ultimately peace. Pam was born to Ramiro Mendez and Juanita Estioko Mendez, a dairyman and homemaker in Brawley, CA on June 30, 1958. Her family moved to the San Jacinto Valley in 1963. She was a San Jacinto High School Graduate Class of 1977. She was a business owner and hairstylist for over 40 years and was kind, soft-spoken, and always had time to listen. She is dearly missed by her loved ones, who celebrate that she is in the Presence of the Lord. Pam met and married a caring and loving man, Jeff Howard, and recently celebrated their third wedding anniversary. They enjoyed the last few years traveling, going to concerts, and taking long walks through the orange groves. Pam was blessed with a large and loving family. Close to her heart are her adult children and 5 granddaughters who she loved to spend time with. She was preceded in death by her parents Ramiro and Juanita Mendez and sister Lupe Mendez McLaughlin. She is survived by her husband, Jeff Howard, children James Arambula and Rachel Fisher, future son-in-law Nicholas Rodriguez, granddaughters Nyelli, Natalie, Noelani, Nurani, and Rayleigh, brother Ramiro Mendez Jr., and her sisters Carmen Adame, Elsa Chavez, and Rachel Foster. Pam will be fondly remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend. A viewing will be held at McWane Family Funeral Home, Hemet on Thursday, October 14th from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM. A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, October 15th, at 10:00 AM at 412 Church located at 1450 W. 7th St., in San Jacinto. Graveside services will be held privately. Online condolences are welcomed at

Published by The Press-Enterprise on Oct. 12, 2021.
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