Francis Jeramie Escalderon Mendoza
Francis Jeramie Escalderon Mendoza
  • November 1, 1986 - July 7, 2017
  • Texas

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Francis Jeramie E. Mendoza passed away July 7, 2017. He was born November 1, 1986 in Manila, Philippines to Joseph and Jovita Mendoza.

When Francis Jeramie was 6 years old his family moved to Grand Prairie, Texas, where they resided for 10 years. He played football and graduated from Grand Prairie High School. A very determined young man, he starting working at 17 for Lone Star Park. After high school he worked as a cook for McAllister's and Smash Burger.

Francis Jeramie was never a problem child. He was a good boy and a nice young man who was very helpful. He attended church when his work schedule allowed and always did his best to be there to help his friends and give advice. An avid soccer fan, he cheered for Torres from Spain. Francis Jeramie enjoyed playing sport games on his PlayStation 3, hanging out with his friends at Pucker's Wings and spending time with is family. He never got mad at joking around, but liked to joke around too. His hobby was cooking; Chicken Alfredo by Meng was his specialty. He would often prepare that dish for holidays. As a man he began to forget his native tongue of Tagalog.

He is survived by his parents: Joseph Roberto Mendoza and Jovita Escalderon Mendoza; sister Jarmaine Mendoza; brothers Jason Robert Mendoza and Joshua Ryan Mendoza; niece Aria Ysabelle Mendoza; aunts: Julie Pruna and her husband, Jaime, Angelita Madamba, Rhondora Escalderon; uncles: Rinard Escalderon, Peter Escalderon; grandmothers: Aurea Mendoza, Aurora Escalderon