Benny Mendoza Sr, age 65, born in Socorro, New Mexico and a resident of Cedar Crest, New Mexico, passed away on January 25, 2021. Mr. Mendoza is survived by his children, Shannon Fresquez and husband, Mike, and Benny Mendoza Jr.; mother, Katherine Mendoza; siblings, Ramona Gonzales and Kay Hissa; grandchildren, Savannah Fresquez and Dylan Haze Mendoza; many nephews, cousins and friends. Mr. Mendoza was preceded in death by his father, Pitacio Mendoza. A Rosary will be recited at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Febuary 3, 2021 at St. Anne Catholic Church 1400 Arenal SW with a Mass of Christian burial to be celebrated at 9:00a.m. and interment to follow at Pajarito Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Benny Mendoza Jr., Paul Gonzales, Matthew Gonzales, Mike Fresquez, Erique Gonzales, Dominic Gonzales. Honorary Pallbearers are Sal Gonzales, Savannah Fresquez and Dylan Haze Mendoza.