Emilio Melendez, age 85, of Orlando, FL passed away on Friday, October 11, 2019 at his home in Orlando.
Emilio was born on July 20, 1934 in Salinas, PR, son of the late Emilio and Georgina (Gonzalez) Melendez. Emilio was a veteran on the United States Army, honorably serving his country from 1954 - 1956. He was a longtime Senior Customer Representative for Avis Rent A Car, retiring in 2014 after 18 years of dedicated service.
Emilio is survived by his three children, Georgina Melendez-Superville and her husband, Terrance, of Ellicott City, MD, Cynthia Santiago of Orlando, and Luis E. Melendez and his husband, William, of Orlando; two grandchildren, Christina Marie Santiago and Laura Michelle Santiago; and one great-grandchild, Emilio A. Santiago.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and his wife of 52 years, Raquel D. Melendez.
Funeral Services are Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 10:00 am at Newcomer Funeral Home - East Orlando, 895 S. Goldenrod Road, Orlando, Florida 32822.
Visitation is Tuesday, October 15, 2019 from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Newcomer Funeral Home.
Inurnment will be at a later date at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, FL.
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