Beckie Mendez dies after battle with cancer

Beckie Mendez, the wife of Norwalk councilman Mike Mendez, died Thursday night after a four-year battle with cancer. Beckie had recently returned home after traveling to New York for treatment. She was initially diagnosed with breast cancer that spread to other parts of her body.

Mike and Beckie Mendez were married June 1, 1974. They had three children.

Funeral service information was not immediately available.