Sylvia J. Mendez age 77 of Island Park N.Y peacefully passed on Sunday, April 25th. Beloved wife of Alvaro Mendez, Loving Mother of Al and Marisa. Loving grandmother (Nani) of John Michael, Ashley, and Raquel. Adored aunt by numerous nieces and nephews. She was loved by all and loved her community. She was a lover of life ,loved nature, especially the ocean. She will be missed dearly and remembered fondly. We will forever be thankful of the impact she left in our hearts, mind, and lives. May she rest in peace.