Jose Mendonca

Obituary of Jose Mendonca

Mendonca, Jose

75 years, passed away peacefully at the Leamington Mennonite Home on May 16, 2020. Beloved husband of Maria Dos Anjos Mendonca for 52 years. Loving father of the late Paul George Mendonca, Frank Mendonca (Janice) and Jeannie Van Kempen (Tony). Cherished Vavo of Kayla (Riley), Josh, Emma and great Vavo of Kashlyn, Aiden, Lennon. Dear brother of Manuel, Louisa, Christiano, Hortencia, Clotide, and Isaltina. Will be missed by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. A special thank you to all of the staff of the Leamington Mennonite Home for your love, care and compassion. Joe immigrated to Canada in the late 1960s. While working on the local farms, he went to school and learned to speak English as a second language. In 1988, Joe successfully opened and operated Mendonca Home Appliance until his retirement. Joe was a big supporter of the Leamington community. He served his Church and his community for many years. A private family service was held with entombment at Erie Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Michael's Parish or the Leamington Mennonite Home by contacting the Reid Funeral Home, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631). Share words of comfort or make a donation at www.reidfuneralhome.ca