Don Mendro

Assoc. Moderator


Don is a lifelong member of CCJP, following in the footsteps of his parents, also lifelong members.

A graduate of Schurz HS, Don earned degrees at UIC, Northeastern, and Chicago State Universities, and went on to work at the Chicago Public Schools for 40 years. He served as a Phys Ed teacher, coach, athletic director, and finished his career as an assistant principal at Steinmetz HS. Don currently lives in Portage Park, just south of the church, and is the father of three boys, and grandfather to two girls and three boys.