Rafael “Lito” Alberto Mendoza Jr. entered peacefully into rest on December 7, 2016. He was 49 years old.
Born in San Francisco on January 8, 1967 to Rafael and Nubia Mendoza, Rafael had special needs and lived a happy life. Living at the N C Group Home in Union City for the last 20+ years, he enjoyed many great things in life. Some of his favorite things that brought smiles to him were, going to Disneyland, which he went several times, California’s Great America, flying to Las Vegas, watching baseball & movies with his good friends, and spending time with his very special and best friend, Chau.
Rafael is survived by his parents, Rafael and Nubia Mendoza; Sisters Gloria Hickey, Nubia Pimentel and Brother, Gabriel Mendoza.
Visitation will be on Monday, December 12, 2016 from 4:00pm-8:00pm at Grissom’s Chapel & Mortuary 267 E. Lewelling Blvd. San Lorenzo. Funeral Service will be on Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at 11:00am at Grissom’s Chapel & Mortuary. Burial will follow to Chapel of the Chimes 32992 Mission Blvd. Hayward, CA 94544