Today we were informed of the unexpected death of WIFLE Member Special Agent Bianca Mendez of the Social Security Administration Office of the Inspector General stationed in El Paso, Texas.
Below is information regarding arrangements and where you may send thoughts of condolences. Please feel free to this information.
Online Obituary - Read Here
We have received the following information pertaining to services as well as contact information to send condolences to the family.
Memorial Service – July 1st – 5:00pm – 9:00pm (Rosary Services 7:00pm)
Del Angel Martin East Funeral Home
1460 George Dieter
El Paso, TX
Mass Service – July 2nd – 10:00am
St. Luke Catholic Parish
930 Redd Rd
El Paso, TX
Military Service – TBA
Fort Bliss, TX
Please feel free to send thoughts of expressions to:
The Mendez Family
141 S. Moon Road
Socorro, TX 79927
In Addition, Assistant Inspector General for Investigations Michael D. Robinson would like to express his thanks for all the kind words and thoughts expressed from all of you.
Fourth of July weekends are often times of family reunions and just taking time to be together. Please keep Bianca, her family and the people she worked with in your thoughts and prayers.
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