2008-10-03 / Obits

Juan Melero

Taxi Cab Driver

Juan Melero, a longtime Rockaway resident, died September 24.

Melero, a taxi cab driver, was born in Puerto Rico. He served in the United States Army during World War II.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Ada; and sons, Juan and Gustavo.

Melero is survived by his daughters, Xiomara Doyle, Marilina Pobjecky, Xenia Rivara, Adelaida Fogarile and Mary; brother, Raymond; sister, Rosael Reyes; 22 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and one greatgreat grandchild.

Funeral arrangements and visitation were entrusted to the Denis S. O'Connor Funeral Home. Interment was at Long Island National Cemetery in Farmington, New York.

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