of Herman Mondo was first published
in the Santa Cruz Sentinel:
December 21, 1932-
January 14, 2013
Resident of Santa Cruz
Herman Raymond Mondo passed away on January 14, 2013 at his
Santa Cruz home after a long time illness. He was 80.
Herman was born in Santa Cruz on December 21, 1932,
the son of Mario and Antonietta (Orecchia) Mondo. He grew
up in Santa Cruz where he attended Laurel Kindergarden,
Mission Hill Elementary and Middle School
and was a graduate of Santa Cruz High School,
Class of 1952. He later attended San Jose State.
He was a life time resident of Santa Cruz.
He owned and operated a Coors Beer Distributor
with his brother John for over 20 years. He also
farmed on the north coast and was active in
real estate investing.
He was a member of Holy Cross Church, the
Marconi Club, FortyThieves Tracy Gun Club and a life member of
the Santa Cruz Elks Lodge. Herman enjoyed life
and loved spending time with his family and
friends. He loved duck hunting, trout fishing and
hunting for mushrooms.
He is survived by his brother and sister in law,
John and Nadia Mondo of Santa Cruz;
his nephew, Ron Mondo and his wife, Sandi
and there children, Mason and Nico; his niece,
Michelle Mondo and her children,
Anthony and Sophie. He was preceded in death
by his parents, Mario Mondo and
Antonietta Orecchia Mondo.
Services will be held at Benito Azzaro Pacific
Gardens Chapel, 1050 Cayuga St., Santa Cruz,
CA on Monday January 21, 2013
at 1:00 pm. A visitation will be held at
Pacific Gardens Chapel
on Sunday from 4pm until 6pm. Please visit
www.pacificgardenschapel.com to light a candle
or express your condolences to Herman's family.
The family wishes to express their deepest
appreciation and thanks to
Care From the Heart Home Service and
especially to his care givers Leigh Galang
and Heidi Rodriguez for the loving and
compassionate care they provided Herman
during his illness. The family would also
like to express a special thanks to all of
Herman's friends who visited
and kept him company during his illness.
In lieu of flowers contributions are
preferred to the Shriners Hospital
for Children, 2425 Stockton Blvd., Sacramento,