Posted: Tue 6:44 AM, Oct 01, 2013
Funeral Home: Dignity Memorial Funeral Chapel
April 15, 1942 – Sept. 26, 2013
Basilisa Deleon Mendez, 71, passed away peacefully at Hospice Brazos Valley Inpatient Facility on Thursday, September 26. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, October 1 at St. Anthony's Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday, September 30, at Memorial Funeral Chapel in Bryan with a rosary recited at 6 p.m.
Basilisa was born April 15, 1942 in Gonzales, the daughter of Manuel and Anna (Mongia) Deleon. Basilisa was a devoted Christian women, she loved attending Wednesday services at church on Buckingham Lane in Navasota.
Basilisa is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Andreas Mendez; brother, Manuel Deleon and her sister, Patsy Longora.
She is survived by her children, Lynette Fabela and husband Rafael, Doris Perez and husband David, Henry Mendez and wife Veronica, Connie Mendez and husband Carlos Duran, and Kathy Mendez; sisters, Angelita, Maria and Tonia; grandchildren, Rafael Jr., Bobby, Jesus, Letty, Nicholas, Charlotte, Robert, Becky, Gloria, Isabel, Angelita, Estrella, Anessa, Manuel, Enricha, Esmeralda, Carlos Jr., Victoria, Reyna, Elario, Juan Jr. and Gabriel; great-grandchildren, Alyssa, Rafael III, Bobby Noah, Adrian, Kayla, Matthew, Aries, Arial, Aquarius, Elissa, Robert L. Jr., Brandon, Lilyana, Jonathan, Lila, Elijah, Jaslyn, Anthony, Achilles, and Mya.