Benito Virata Mendoza Jr., one of our chapter’s founding member and former president, passed on today at the age of 81. Benito’s wife Josie was also a former president and founding member of the association.
There is a wake scheduled for Saturday Dec. 7 at the Chapel of the Chimes Reflection Chapel located at 32992 Mission Blvd. in Hayward, CA. Funeral services are scheduled the next day beginning at 1pm.
The UP Alumni Association of Northern California (Berkeley) Chapter extends its condolences to the family of Benito. Rest in peace, Benito!