Merelyn Sanchez, 56 of Vineland, died Sunday, March 11, 2012 at the SJ Regional Medical Center, surrounded by her family. Born in Cayey, Puerto Rico, she moved to Vineland in 1984.
She was a registred nurse in Puerto Rico at Caguas Regional Hospital. Merelyn enjoyed going to the casinos and shopping, watching scary movies and her soap operas. She was a loving and caring mother and grandmother. Merelyn also loved her God and reading the bible.
She is predeceased by her brother, Hector L. Diaz.
Survived by: Her husband, Anibal Torres
3 sons: Miguel "Guelin" Rodriguez, Luis A. "Indio" Diaz, and Amel J. Figueroa
2 daughters: Kenia E. and Tayra E. Torres
9 grandchildren: Miguel J. and Isabella E. Rodriguez
Deyanira E. Viruet
Raymond Newsome, Jr.
Christian Barbosa, Jr.
Alessandro D. and Sebastiaan P. Figueroa
Antonio J. Colon
Evan L. Diaz
Her father: Juan A. Sanchez
1 sister: Ana Serrano
and multiple aunts, uncles, cousins, nephews, and nieces
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday at 10am at the Iglesia Presbiteriana Hispana Bet-El 410 S. 4th Street Vineland. Burial will follow in Siloam Cemetery. Friends will be received on Tuesday evening from 6pm to 9pm and again on Wednesday morning from 9am to 10am ALL OUT OF THE CHURCH. Arrangements are by DeMarco-Luisi Funeral Home 2755 S. Lincoln Ave., Vineland. Please visit dlfuneral.com to send condolences to the family.
A Memorial Tree was planted for Merelyn
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at DeMarco-Luisi Funeral Home