2009-08-21 / Obits

Melba Bodden DeZelaya

Nurse's Aide

Melba Bodden DeZelaya, 80, a longtime Rockaway resident, died August 2.

DeZelaya was born on December 11, 1928 in Rotan, Honduras and worked as a nurse's aide.

She is survived by her children, Manuel, Luis and Miriam Zelaya; daughters-in-law, Florence Green Zelaya and Mavia Cordoba; grandchildren, David, Ciriani, Marlow, Marcus, Maribel, Esther, Tony, Cheyeanne, Alianna, Imani, Trevor, Karen, Karl, Kris, Bathtub, Melissa, Gina and Adela and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and friends.

Funeral arrangements and memorial service were entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney Friendship Chapel, Inwood, New York. Interment took place at Cementerio Barrio, Mejilla, La Ceiba, Honduras.

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