Dr. Emelita R. Mendoza (nee Reyes)

 
Date of Birth: January 22, 1946 Date of Death: July 27, 2017
Obituary:

Dr. Emelita R. Mendoza (nee Reyes), age 71, of Emerson Hill, passed away on July 27, 2017 at NYU-Langone Medical Center. She was the beloved wife for 45 years of Teodoro Mendoza; loving mother of Jennifer Bellofatto (Jeff), Angelo Mendoza (Nancy), George Mendoza (Daryl), and Michael Mendoza (Fiance Darshana Barot); devoted grandmother of Eva, James, Lucas, Isaac, and Evan; dear sister of Raul Reyes (Alice). She was predeceased by 4 other siblings. Also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Dr. Mendoza was born on 1/22/1946 in Lipa City, Philippines and emigrated to the United States in 1980, settling in the Bronx briefly, and Queens before relocating to Staten Island in 1986. She earned her Medical degree from the University of Santo Thomas in the Philippines. She worked her lengthy career as an MD, serving as a pediatrician, and later as an adolescent and child psychiatrist. In her spare time she enjoyed traveling and shopping. Most importantly she enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

Visitation:

Sunday, 7/30/17
2:00 - 5:00 & 7:00 - 10:00 PM

Services:

Monday. 7/31/2017
at 10:00 AM

Service Location:
St. Sylvester’s RC Church Directions
Cemetery/Crematory:
Resurrection Cemetery Directions

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