Marcia Lee Mendez (Mount)
Marcia Lee Mendez (Mount) passed away October 5, 2017 in Reno, Nevada. She was born June 10, 1938 in Napa at Parks Victory Memorial Hospital. She attended Napa High School and Napa Community College. After raising her children she went to work as a cooking assistant at Mont LaSalle Christian Brothers Retreat. Marcia later worked at the Veteran’s Home in Yountville and was a supervisor in the food service department. After retiring from the Veteran’s Home, Marcia and her husband George raised two grandchildren whom they adopted. They also cared for two other grandchildren, Bianca and Louisa.
Marcia always enjoyed holiday and birthday celebrations with her large extended family. She also enjoyed shopping and watching San Francisco Giants baseball. Marcia spent the last 2 years of her life at Manor Care, an assisted living home in Reno. While she was there she made many friends and played lots of bingo. Many thanks to the staff at Manor Care who took great care of her. She got to know and became very fond of them.
Marcia is survived by her husband George, sister Patricia Mount, brother John Mount, daughters Barbara Ohlson(John) and Rebekah Mendez, sons Dennis Collins, Charlie Rhodes (Darlene), and Georgie Mendez. She is also survived by numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her parents, Herbert and Hazel Mount, and by her daughter Debbie Ritchie.
She will be deeply missed by all who loved her. Marcia suffered much physical pain during her life but always kept going and caring for others.
Funeral services will be held at Claffey and Rota Funeral Home on Wednesday October 11 at 11:00 a.m. followed by burial at Tulocay Cemetery. A reception will be held at the Pelusi Building at Kennedy Park following services. Memorial donations may be made to the Veteran’s Home in Yountville or to Hospice organizations. Memories and notes of sympathy may be shared at claffeyandrota.com.