Florentina Melero was born in Jayuya, Puerto Rico to the late Sabas Santiago and Maria Medina Mendez on November 25, 1917 and passed away at Heritage Hall in Front Royal, Virginia on March, 2, 2019. She was 101 years old.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Santiago Melero. She is survived by her six children, Fernando Melero of Tinton Falls, New Jersey, Hector (Mercy) Melero of Front Royal, Virginia, Sylvia (Luis) Borges of Opa-Locka, Florida, Harry (Elba) Melero of Sacramento, California, Wilfredo (Dianne) Melero of Suisun, California, and Yolanda Carlos of Winston- Salem, North Carolina, 14 grandchildren, and numerous great and great-great grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held on Monday, March 18, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at Heritage Hall, 400 West Strasburg Road, Front Royal, Virginia. Inurnment will take place in Garden of Memories Cemetery in Panama City, Florida at a later date.