Rudolph Mendoza

Mendoza, Rudolph of Beacon, entered into rest Saturday, May 27, 2017 at Elant of Fishkill, Fishkill, NY. He was 88.

Born October 7, 1928 in Los Angeles, CA., he was the son of the late Aurielo and Soledad Mendoza.

Rudolph was a retired Public Worker with the City of Beacon and M&M Photo of Newburgh, a Wedding photographer and a avid Photographer, he enjoyed painting and was well known for his art work around the Beacon area, he was a member of Lewis Tompkins Hose, Beacon, The Third Order of St. Francis, St. Lawrence of Beacon, a member of St. John’s Church, Beacon and a U.S. Army Veteran serving from 1954-1956.

Along with his wife Pauline who survives him at home, survivors include, four children, Paulette Case of Beacon, Patricia (Richard) Buchalski of Palm Bay, Fl. Ed Mendoza of Beacon, Arthur (Janelle) Mendoza of E. Fishkill, 10 grandchildren, Devon, Jenn, Niki, Patricia, Alisha, Amanda, Alyssa, Sienna, Leyna and Dawson, five great-grandchildren, Katelynn, Abbygail, Vanessa, Corbin and Bronson.

He was predeceased by his brother Edmond Mendoza and his wife Rita.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, May 31, 2017 from 9:00 to 10:45 AM at Libby Funeral Home, Inc. 55 Teller Ave. Beacon, NY.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at 11:00 AM at St. John’s The Evangelist Catholic Church 31 Willow St. Beacon, NY.

Interment will follow with Military Honors at St. Joachim’s Cemetery Washington Ave. Beacon.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to ARF 54 Simmons Ln. Beacon, NY 12508

Arrangements are under the direction of Libby Funeral Home, Inc. 55 Teller Ave. Beacon, NY 12508 (845) 831-0179

To leave an online condolence please visit Libbyfuneralhome.com

Date Of Service
Wednesday, May 31, 2017 from 9:00 to 10:45 AM

Location Of Service
Libby Funeral Home, Inc. 55 Teller Ave. Beacon, NY

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  1. Sean detoro says:

    You have my deepest sympathy\’s for your loss my prayers are with you

  2. Richard Kolakoski, Beacon, N.Y. says:

    I remember the good times together. The fire house get togethers (LTH), the parades, the volunteer things we did as brother firemen, the banquets, and just the friendship we all shared as brothers in Lewis Tompkins Hose. An yes, LTH has all the pictures he took to remember it all. Rudy was a very special brother and most of all a friend. Good by RUDY, God bless you. Rich

  3. Donald and Cheryl Joyce says:

    Our deepest sympathy to Pauline and family. May God help you find comfort, our thoughts and prayers are with you. Rudy was a good friend and we will miss him.

  4. Father Brian Tomlinson, OFM Cap says:

    Rudy was a man for all seasons as he painted the walls of our auditorium at St Lawrence Friary many years ago with the four seasons of the year and photographed
    our Brothers when we had Chapter Elections in Beacon. He was Mister Available at our Sunday liturgies in his hospitality role
    and a wonderful giving person with a smile and kind word. May the Lord grant him peace and strengthen his dear wife and family with the awareness that their loved one is safely home with God. I shall offer Mass for the repose of his soul.

  5. Stacey Haight says:

    Ed, Art and family –
    I\’m very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  6. A.J. Schetter says:

    Art,Ed and your family…My solemn condolences for your loss.

  7. Harvey and Jane Kaplan says:

    Dear Ed and family,

    We were very sorry to learn of the loss of your father.
    Please know that our thoughts are with you.

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