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Jacinto V. Mendoza

Jacinto V. Mendoza, 82, died Dec. 13, 2017, in Long Beach, Calif.

He was born July 3, 1935, in the Philippines.

Mr. Mendoza enlisted in the U.S. Coast Guard in 1956, and served more than 20 years before retiring in Ketchikan.

In Ketchikan, Mr. Mendoza was the owner of The Galley restaurant and Westside Liquor Store.

He enjoyed collecting antique cars and traveling.

Mr. Mendoza was a member of the Holy Name Catholic Church. He also was a member of the American Legion.

Mr. Mendoza was preceded in death by his brother, Norberto Mendoza; father, Manuel Mendoza; and mother, Eugenia Villaverde.

He is survived by his wife, Milagros Mendoza; sons, Jeffrey Mendoza and Rodney (Lynda) Mendoza; sisters, Marina Rodriguez, Leonila Mendoza, Naya Lazaro, Levy Inoncillo and Elpidia Mendoza; brother, Leo Mendoza; and two grandchildren.

Mr. Mendoza’s remains were intered Jan. 3, 2018, in the Philippines.

A memorial Mass will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 17, 2018, at Holy Name Catholic Church, officiated by the Rev. Pat Travers. A reception will follow at The Galley.