Joe Inacio Neves Mendes gained his wings on April 3, 2021 surrounded by his family. Joe was 85 years old.
“ Joe was born on Pico, Azores, Portugal and was a resident of Elk Grove for over 40 years”
Joe will be dearly missed by his wife of 58 years, Maria Fernanda (Mary) Mendes; Daughters Elizabeth Petteway, Margaret (David) Lunde,
Son; Gilbert (Wendi) Mendes. He is also survived by his four grandchildren, Autumn, Maressa, Allison and Joseph. His siblings, Ludovico (Delia), Maria, Belmira and Alice and sister in law Belmira. Along with many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents, Serafin and Idalina Mendes, brother Manuel, Brothers in laws Manuel, Miguel, Joe and Eutimio. Sister in law Alice and Godchild, Jerry Silveria.
Services will be held on April 22, at St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery located on Fruitridge Rd, Sacramento. Viewing is at 9am, Rosary at 9:30 am, and 10:00 am Mass. Internment to follow immediately.