A funeral mass was offered Dec. 23 at St. Nicholas RC Church, Jersey City, for Josephine Mendez of Jersey City. She died Dec. 20. Josephine was born in Manati, Puerto Rico, and was a resident of Jersey City for 67 years. She was a homemaker. She was the widow of the late John T. Mendez; mother of Rita B. Cuebas, Richard J., John J. and Gilbert I. Mendez; grandmother of five, great grandmother of four. Services arranged by the Houghton Funeral Home, Jersey City.