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Rita Ramirez Mendoza

May 22, 1938 ~ May 19, 2022 (age 83)

Obituary

Rita Ramirez Mendoza

ROUND ROCK – Mrs. Rita Ramirez Mendoza passed from this life Sunday evening, May 19, 2022, in Austin

Born May 22, 1938 in Galveston, TX, Mrs. Mendoza was a longtime resident of Hitchcock, moving to Austin 3 years ago. Rita worked as a cafeteria baker for Hitchcock ISD for 20 years. She enjoyed drinking margaritas and crocheting, but her favorite thing was spending time with family, especially her grandbabies.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Juan Reyes and Tomasa (Melchor) Ramirez; husband, Enemencio Jesse Mendoza; brothers, Edward and Roy Ramirez.

Survivors include her sons, John Mendoza and wife, Melissa, Ronald Ramirez and wife, Theresa; daughters, Dianne Garban and husband, Kelly, Michelle Simpson and husband, Gabriel; brothers, John Ramirez and wife, Loretta, Joe Ramirez; sisters, Yolanda Cuello, Candy Trevino; sister-in-law, Lydia Mendez; special cousin, Julian Martinez and wife, JoAnn; grandchildren, Dustin Botting, Dayna Botting Brunson, Kiara Simpson, Gabriel Simpson, II, Samuel Mendoza, Ronesa Ramirez Fisher, Stephanie Ramirez Chavez, Shelby Ramirez Hidalgo, Jacob Simpson, Isiah Mendoza, Nathan Mendoza, Stephen Mendoza, Annalise Mendoza, Adam Mendoza; great granddaughter, Maeve Brunson; close friend, Betty Simpson.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated 10:00 a.m. Saturday, May 28, 2022, at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church with Reverend David Harris, Celebrant.  Entombment will follow at Mt. Olivet Catholic Cemetery.

Casketbearers will be Dustin Botting, Cody Brunson, Samuel Mendoza, Isiah Mendoza and Nathan Mendoza.

Visitation will be held from 5 - 7 p.m. Friday at Hayes Funeral Home, 10412 Highway 6, (409) 925-3501, with a Rosary beginning at 7:00 p.m. recited by Deacon Don LeCompte.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
May 27, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Hayes Funeral Home Chapel
10412 Highway Six
Hitchcock, Texas 77563

Recitation of the Rosary
Friday
May 27, 2022

7:00 PM
Hayes Funeral Home Chapel
10412 Highway Six
Hitchcock, Texas 77563

Funeral Mass
Saturday
May 28, 2022

10:00 AM
Our Lady of Lourdes
10114 Highway 6
Hitchcock, Texas 77563

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