Amelia Z. Lembo (Young), 56, of Lecanto, Fla., went home to be with the Lord, with her husband by her side, Thursday, March 20, 2014. Amelia was born Oct. 8, 1957, in Englewood, N.J., the daughter of Julian Young and Gladys Young (Brady). She grew up in Totowa, N.J., moved to Ridgewood, N.J., and resided in Lecanto. She was the Proverbs 31 wife of husband Nicholas Lembo. She married her loving husband, Nicholas Lembo, June 12, 1993.
Amelia received her BSN degree from William Paterson College NJ. Amelia was a registered nurse for numerous years, and later became a lactation consultant (CLC and a CLE-UCLA
) at The Valley Hospital in Ridgewood, N.J. Along with raising her three children, Amelia enjoyed couponing, her church, entertaining, evangelizing, sewing for her grandchildren, and spending time with her family and grandchildren.
Amelia and her husband, Nicholas, are elders at Crystal River Church of God. She had a true servant's heart. She was co-captain of the greeters served on the Crafters with a Mission board, Married Life board, active with the El Shaddai Food ministries, Seasoned with a Blessing ministry, and The Spot Family Center. Amelia was an intelligent and warm wife, mother, and friend. She had a special way of bringing out the best in people and always gave her best. She was loyal, dedicated, thoughtful, selfless, considerate, intelligent, genuine, committed and always a lady. Even with reason to, she never complained. She loved God, her husband, her children and her grandchildren with all of her heart. She left behind a legacy that her family and friends will never forget.
Amelia is survived by husband, Nicholas Lembo; son, Matthew Re and wife Jeannie Re; daughters, Rachel Re and Lauren Lembo; grandchildren, Nicholas, Jamie, Madison, and Kayla; brother and sisters, Derrick, Nancy and Martha.
There will be a viewing from 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 26, 2014, at Strickland Funeral Home in Crystal River. Funeral service will be the following day, 10 a.m. Thursday, March 27, at Crystal River Church of God in Crystal River, followed by burial at Memorial Gardens in Beverly Hills.