John B. Mendez, 90, Was Resident of New Bedford

John B. Mendez, 90, of New Bedford died on Tuesday, May 7, at the Kristen Beth Nursing Home in New Bedford. He was the widower of Bertha Isaacs Mendez.

Born in New Bedford, he was the son of the late Florencio J. and Rosalie Britto Mendez. He was a former porter for the Martha's Vineyard Nantucket Steamship. He was a musician for many years with the Cape Verdean Players Band.

He is survived by three daughters, Joan Daniels of Boston and Rose and Bertha Mendez, both of New Bedford; three sons, Florencio Mendez Jr. of Oak Bluffs, Richard Mendez of New Bedford and Herbert Mendez of Stoughton; 16 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, May 17, during visiting hours at the Perry Funeral Home on 111 Dartmouth street in New Bedford.