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FORESTVILLE:  Rinaldo “Ron” G. Mendez, 58, of Hanover Road, Forestville, died unexpectedly, Monday, March 19th, at his residence.  He was born in Lackawanna on October 17, 1953, the son of the late Rinaldo and Myrtle “Betty” (Hall) Mendez.

Mr. Mendez was a Concert Promoter & Producer “back in the day” and he still currently enjoyed music.

Survivors include his wife Wendy (Gartley) Mendez of Forestville, two daughters, Wenona Gregorie, of Hamburg and Juanita Mendez, a son, Mateo Mendez, of Forestville and a sister, Jeannie Browning, of Hamburg.  Also surviving are 2 granddaughters and 3 nieces.

Friends are welcome to call at the Riles & Woolley Funeral Home, 39 Main Street, Forestville on Thursday from 2-4 & 7-9 pm, from where Funeral Services will be held Friday morning at 11 o’clock, with Rev. Michael Pollock, pastor of Gage Chapel Community Church, officiating.

The family suggests memorial donations may be made either to the Lakeshore Humane Society, PO Box 12, Fredonia, NY 14063 or to Forestville Fire Dept. Emergency & Rescue Squad, Chestnut Street, Forestville, NY 14062.  To post condolences go to


2 Comments on Obituary Notice- Rinaldo “Ron” G. Mendez

  1. Robert Williams says:

    It breaks my heart to lose another best pal.God bless Ron I hope he found peace!Wendy + Mateo my heart is with you both. I wish I could be up there Louisana Teares are fallin for you both. Write me some time. LOve Bob

  2. cynthia husul-arcese says:

    So sorry for your loss. Ron had just started to connect with friends and neighbors from North Collins on fb with kind words to everyone..GOD bless. Cynthia Husul-Arcese

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