Jose Melendez

Obituary
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  • "I was very fortunate to have known Carlos. He was an..."
    - CHON BACA
  • "A good heart has stopped beating, a good soul ascended to..."
    - Cruz Family
  • "Our thoughts and prayers are withe the family. Love from..."
    - Phillip Melendez
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Melendez, Jose Carlos



J. Carlos Melendez, 76 died peacefully on April 2, 2017 with his family at his side after a prolonged illness.

Carlos was preceded in death by his parents Manuel Santos and Adela and younger brother Jimmy Melendez.

He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Linda and by his children, Edward and wife Cassie, Charles and wife Yolanda and a grandchild, Santiago; by his siblings Manuel, Frank, Louis, Johnny, Gabriel, Prescilla Cruz and Martha Paiz.

Carlos served in the US Army & retired from US West. He is a devout member of St Jude Thaddeus Catholic Church where he sang in the choir for the Spanish Mass.

A Rosary and Mass of Christian Resurrection will be held on April 28, 2017 at 10:00 AM at St. Jude Thaddeus in Albuquerque.

Published in Albuquerque Journal on Apr. 23, 2017