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Maria Virgen Melendez

Obituary for Maria Virgen Melendez

August 18, 2016
New Haven, Connecticut

Loving Mother, Sister and Grandmother


Maria Virgen Melendez, 68 of New Haven died suddenly at her home on Thursday, August 18, 2016. Maria was born in Cayey, Puerto Rico on December 4, 1947, a daughter of the late Santiago and Elpidia Soto Melendez, and had resided in New haven for the past eighteen years. She worked for several area manufacturing companies, and for Lindsey Food Services for a total of fifteen years until 2001. Maria is survived by two daughters, Marilyn Dawson and her husband Octavius Dawson of New Haven and Frances Melendez and her husband Angel Perez of Orlando, FL, two sons, Miguel Roldan of New Haven and Francisco Melendez of Philadelphia, PA, and nine grandchildren. She is also survived by her dearest friend Brenda Roldan of New Haven. She was predeceased by one sister, Angela Melendez, one brother, Santiago Melendez, Jr., and a granddaughter, Julyssa Roldan.

Maria's family will receive relatives and friends on Wednesday from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the Washington Memorial Funeral Home, 4 Washington Ave., North Haven. A funeral service will take place at the funeral home at 6:00 p.m. Burial will be private.

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Washington Memorial Funeral Home of North Haven

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North Haven, CT 06473
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