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Helen Leon Melendrez

1926 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
Helen Leon Melendrez Obituary
Age 91, passed away on June 7, 2017 at Kaiser Permanente Hospital, Riverside, CA. She was born on February 21, 1926 in Riverside, CA. She was a Customer Service Representative at Harris' Co./ Gottschalks for over 25 years. She will always be remembered for her witty sense of humor. She loved flowers, taking walks, and traveling to new places. She also loved driving through Riverside to see how it changed throughout the years. She always enjoyed shopping, crocheting, crafts, making desserts, talking with her friends, hang around family and watching Dr. Oz.
She is survived by her daughters Viola Marie Contreras of Gardena, CA and Rebecca Nelson of St. Martinville, Louisiana; son Andrew S. Melendrez Jr. of Riverside, CA; 11 grandchildren and 24 great grandchildren.
Services will be in Wednesday, June 21. Visitation from 10:00-10:30am; Rosary at 10:30am and Funeral Mass at 11am, all at St. Catherine of Alexandria Catholic Church. Burial to follow Mass at 1:31pm at Riverside National Cemetery, using assembly area #7. PRESTON AND SIMONS MORTUARY,
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Published in Press-Enterprise on June 16, 2017
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