Irma Mendoza, 56, a resident of Cape Coral, FL for the past four months, formerly of Vineland, NJ, passed away Tuesday, March 23, 2021 in Cape Coral. She was born May 16, 1964 in Chicago, IL to Jose and Rosa Tirado, now deceased.
Irma was of the Catholic faith and a member of Divine Mercy Parish in Vineland, NJ and formerly of St Joseph’s Catholic Church, Carteret NJ. She was raised in Carteret, NJ and graduated from Carteret High School. Irma was a dedicated worker all her life and this made her the strong independent woman she was. At a young age she worked at the corner store as a cashier and then worked in banking for over 20 years. After moving to Vineland to be near family she worked in the glass industry for 22 years and due to her Stage 4 cancer diagnosis last March was not able to return to work. She relocated to Cape Coral to be near family where she had the love and support needed during her last months. Irma enjoyed spending time with family, reading, gardening, baking cookies, music of various genres, bowling, game shows, nostalgic TV shows and dogs were among her best friends. (Sheeba, Princess and Roxy were her four-legged friends)
She is survived by her husband, Fernando Mendoza; her loving daughter, Kristyna M. Mendoza of Tampa, FL; three loving siblings, Elena Sosa (Ephraim) of Cape Coral, Marta Zappala (Joseph), also of Cape Coral, and Jose Tirado (Shana) of Tampa; her loving granddaughter, Sophia Magdaleno; three loving nephews, Luis, Jose Jr, and Alex; two loving nieces, Alexis (Matt) and Jennifer (Marla); one loving great nephew, Luis as well as two loving great nieces, Audrey and Dinah.
No formal services are planned at this time.
Memorial Contributions in memory of Irma Mendoza are suggested to Hope Hospice, 9740 Health Park Circle, Fort Myers, FL 33908 or the ASPCA, PO Box 96929, Washington, DC 20090.
Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.