Marcelo passed away at 85 surrounded by his loved ones. He was born in the Isle Of Pines, Cuba. Upon coming to the U.S. he served in the U.S. Army in Germany during the Koren War. Marcelo leaves behind his wife, Rita Garcia, who he was married to for 60 beautiful years as well as five children, 10 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. Marcelo lived a full life. His love for country and time in the service will be remembered. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Wounded Warriors or the USO. Visitation will be held at Lowe & Hanks Funeraria San Jose in Hialeah on Friday at 9:30 am. And the burial services at 1:30 at Vista Memorial.
Published in Miami Herald on June 13, 2013