•••• Antonio Mendoza Tabora 1939–2020
Antonio Mendoza Tabora, a.k.a. Tony, passed away with his family by his side on Dec. 8, 2020. He was born on Jan. 5, 1939, in Manila, Philippines, and immigrated to Los Angeles at the age of 10. He joined the Army at the age of 16 and proudly served for eight years in Okinawa and Germany. He worked as an electronic engineer for companies like Northrop and Hughes Aircraft and is survived by his wife of more than 56 years, Felisa; their five daughters; and three grandsons.
He moved to Leisure World in 2006 and was a proud member of the Filipino Association of Leisure World and the Filipino American Association. He was an usher at Holy Family Church, and was often seen on karaoke nights performing his favorite Elvis songs or on the dance floor during parties. He loved going to the summer concerts at the Amphitheater and visiting the food trucks, especially on Taco Tuesday. He will be remembered for his love of telling jokes, his Elvis impersonations and his performance as a hula girl.
The family welcomes any fun memories with Tony; please send them to his daughter, Angela, at anothertabora@gmail. com.