portrait picture for Vincent Mendoza, Jr.

WAKE: Friday, at Collins Funeral Home, 92 East Avenue, from 4:00 to 9:30 P.M. MASS: Saturday, at 10:15 A.M. in St. Mary Church, 669 West Avenue, Norwalk BURIAL: Riverside Cemetery, Norwalk

Vincent Mendoza, Jr.


September 22, 1993 - September 1, 2013

Vincent Mendoza, Jr., 19, of Norwalk, died Sunday, September 1, 2013, in Westchester County.

Born in Orange, California, September 22, 1993, Vincent was raised in Norwalk and was a parishioner of St. Mary Church. He graduated All Saints Catholic School, and was a 2011 graduate of the Academy of Information, Technology and Engineering in Stamford. Mr. Mendoza was a security guard with United Parcel Service. He enjoyed cars and working on cars.

Vincent is survived by his parents July Mendoza and Vincent Mendoza, Sr., his paternal grandmother, Gloria Mendoza, all of Norwalk, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday at 10:15 A.M. in St. Mary Church, 669 West Avenue. Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery.

Friends may call Friday at Collins Funeral Home, 92 East Avenue, from 4:00 to 9:30 P.M.

  1. Dear July & Family

    Sending love and prayers. May God hold you in the palm of his hand and comfort you always.
    With Sincere Sympathy

    Mike Montanaro & Family

    September 3, 2013
    Mike -
  • Dear Mr. and Mrs. Mendoza,

    I am deeply saddened by the loss of your dear Vincent.

    I was Vincent’s art teacher at All Saints Catholic School.
    I will always remember Vincent’s beautiful smile.
    It was infectious!

    My most sincere condolences are extended to you and your family.

    Dorothy Mason

    September 4, 2013
    Dorothy Mason -
  • Dear July and Vinny and the Mendoza Family and extended family:
    It crushes my heart that Vinny Jr has passed. If there’s anything I can do to help the family, please let me know. Your are all in my prayers and I’m sending light and healing and strength and courage to you all to get through the days ahead without your beloved boy! RIP Vincent Jr. God Bless.

    September 4, 2013
    Marcy Demby -
  • Dear Mendoza family,
    I am so sorry for your loss. I was Vincent’s fourth grade teacher at All Saints and I will always remember his warmth, humor, smile and presence. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this most difficult time.

    Ellen Mulkerin

    September 11, 2013
    Ellen Mulkerin -
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