Alvarez, Angel

Angel Mendez Alvarez

October 2, 1945 - February 1, 2021

Angel Mendez Alvarez of Allen, Texas passed away on February 1, 2021 at the age of 75. He was born on October 2, 1945 to Vicente and Angela (Mendez) Alvarez in Guatemala.  Angel graduated from high school in Guatemala.  He married Gloria Pineda on June 7, 1970 in Guatemala City.  Angel graduated from college where he majored in accounting.  In 1979, he and Gloria moved to the United States where he received his citizenship in 2003.  Angel worked very hard to make sure his family was taken care of.  He worked in various industries as a certified mechanic.  Angel was an avid leaner.  He was loving, nurturing, an outdoorsmen and family meant everything to him.

He is survived by his wife, Gloria Pineda De Alvarez of Allen, Texas; three sons, Ronald Alvarez and wife, Connie of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Erick Alvarez and wife, Ruth Jimenez of Mexico, Angel O. Alvarez and wife, Michelle of Santa Ana, California; one daughter, Wendy Newsome of Allen, Texas; 15 grandchildren, Logan, Angel, Timothy, Kameron, Connor, Matthew, Eric, Christopher, Ethan, Randall, Alexis, Xiomara, Ronald, Frank, and Erick; 2 great grandchildren, Judith and Frank, Jr.; 2 brothers, George Alvarez and Carlos Alvarez; 2 sisters, Maria Luisa Alvarez and Maria Delacruz Alvarez; and numerous other loving family and friends.

Angel was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Guillermo.

A “come and go” visitation will be held on Tuesday, February 9, 2021, from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home. Only a limited number of guests will be allowed to enter the funeral home facility at any one time to maintain social distancing.

In support of our local, state, and federal govt including CDC directives and to protect the physical health, safety and well-being of our community, only a limited number of guests will be allowed to attend the Funeral Service.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 10, 2021, at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home Chapel, 2525 Central Expressway North, Allen, Texas. The service will also be live streamed at on Angel’s obituary page by clicking on the following link: After the service, the recorded live stream will be available for viewing at the same link location.

However, when the maximum number of guests are reached, those who would like to honor Angel and show their support to his family may remain at the funeral home in your vehicle, where you can watch the live streamed service on your personal device (laptop, tablet or smartphone) or listen through a designated FM radio channel.

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en nombre de mi papito Jorge Pineda Peña que en paz descanse, mi papito siempre decia que usted era un muy buen cuñado y que le tenia mucho aprecio porque cuidaba de mi tía cuando ella enfermaba, siempre lo admire tio por su dedicación con mi tía que Dios lo recompense por ser una esposo cariñoso y un hombre amable y educado y siempre dando lo mejor de usted, estará todo la vida en nuestras oraciones y espero ya este junto a mi papito en el cielo.
karlita Pineda Matias, February 9, 2021
Gracias tio por su cariño lo vamos a recordar con mucho amor, su familia Pineda Matias
Karlita Pineda, February 9, 2021
En nombre de mi familia Pineda Matias y mi hija Sherly Hoffens, queremos darle nuestras condolencias a toda la familia Méndez Alvárez Pineda, para que Dios ponga consuelo en sus corazones y que nuestra Madre Santísima les de la resignación por el fallecimiento de mi tío Ángel Méndez Alvárez, para que Dios lo tenga gonzando de sus maravillas en el cielo, y le pido a Dios que le de consuelo a mis primos Ronald, Erick, Wendy, Ángel y en especial a mi tía Gloria, siempre estará en nuestras oraciones para que tenga el consuelo de Dios. Les mando un abrazo a todos, no podemos estar presente por las circunstancias y la distancia, pero nuestro corazón esta con ustedes, los queremos mucho, y los acompañamos en su dolor.
Karlita Pineda Matias, February 9, 2021
We will miss seeing you at all the family gatherings, always a smile and your warm handshake, may you rest in blessed peace, so glad to have known you, a special man 
Jon and Anita Mohler, February 9, 2021 We will always remember the great times at family gatherings and the warmth of this wonderful man, may you rest in blessed peace, we will always remember you 
Jon and Anita Mohler, February 9, 2021 I will miss Angel very much and the holidays will never be the same without him. Angel was a true gentleman and blessed my family with his son Angel who I consider my brother. I will never forget Angel and will truly miss him. Until we meet again my good friend Rest In Paradise. David Akana, February 4, 2021