April Marie Mendeola (Ms. America) was born to Richard Mendeola and Anna Maria Mendeola on November 15, 1977 in Galveston, TX. She left this world too soon to go home to be with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on October 11, 2020. April was a loving mother of three sons that meant the world to her. She would drop anything she was doing to be there for her sons and the people she loved. April is survived by her sons Austin (Jamie), Michael, and Mathew. She had two grand babies Austin Jr. and Nora. Her mother Anna and brothers Richard (Leticia), Jessie (Amanda), Pete, sister Windee (Joe), and numerous nieces and nephews who she loved dearly. She is preceded in death by her father Richard Sr., Sister Felicita, nephew Omar Jr. and brother in law Omar Sr. April loved life and lived on her terms. Her laughter and smile will be missed by the people that knew her the best.
A memorial service for April will be held at Stroud Funeral home Friday October 16, 2020 at 3:00 p.m.