Workers’ Memorial Wall
A collective place to mourn and remember our lost co-workers and friends due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
These are stories of some of the lives we have already lost.
Sheet Metal Worker
Reyernesto Mendoza, SM Local 105, Los Angeles, CA. Brother Mendoza was a 25 year sheet metal member who started his career in 1995 and worked at Critchfield Mechanical. In a message on the Local 105 website, SMART Local 105 Vice President Steve Hinson described Rey as someone who always had a smile on his face and a positive attitude. On Facebook, many of his fellow union members expressed their condolences and described Rey as a hard worker. According to an article from KTLA News, “Rey was one of those guys you meet along your path that you would never forget. A great man who will be missed dearly,” one member wrote.