Maria E. Melendez
1936 - 2017
BORN
1936
DIED
2017
FUNERAL HOME
John R. Orlando Funeral Home, Inc. - Erie
2122 Raspberry Street
Erie, PA
Maria E. Melendez, 82, of Erie, died Thursday, January 19, 2017, at her residence. She was born May 24, 1936, in Manati, Puerto Rico, and had lived in Erie for the past 20 years.

She was a free spirit and a loving mother and grandmother.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

She is survived by her daughter, Emilisa Robles (Olga Pavez), New York, N.Y. and two sons, Rafael Robles of Connecticut and John Robles of Russia. Also surviving are six grandchildren and many cousins.

Friends may call at the John R. Orlando Funeral Home, Inc., 2122 Raspberry Street, on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service there at 12 noon.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one's choice.

To send condolences, visit www.orlandofuneralhome.com.

Sign the Guestbook at www.GoErie.com/obits



Published by Erie Times-News on Jan. 21, 2017.
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John R. Orlando Funeral Home, Inc. - Erie
2122 Raspberry Street , Erie, PA
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2122 Raspberry Street , Erie, PA
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Maria was a "wonderful" person who expressed her joy with all of us at Schmid Towers. I enjoyed talking with her when she came to the office. I will always remember her kindness and infectious smile. May God hold her close to his heart.
Joan Peterson
January 28, 2017
Mi mas sentido pesame a la familia de maru , Dios le de fortaleza en estos momentos de dolor, Maru muy querida y nos ha dejado un vacio siempre estaras en mi corazon y mis recuerdo fuiste muy buena amiga y hermana en la fe. Descanses en paz maru ....
ceci ocasio
January 21, 2017
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