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Blanca A. Melgar

October 28, 1949 ~ January 17, 2024 (age 74) 74 Years Old

Blanca Melgar Obituary

Blanca Argentina Melgar, 74, departed this life peacefully on January 17, 2024, surrounded by the love and warmth of her family. Born on October 28, 1949, in San Isidro, Cabañas, El Salvador she was a daughter of the late Jose Ulises Cruz and Adriana Inestroza Cruz. Blanca was blessed with a loving marriage of over 52 years to her beloved husband Jose Antonio Melgar.

 

Blanca was a revered educator at Marcelino Luna School in El Salvador, where she imparted knowledge and values to countless young minds with a sense of purpose and joy. An avid reader, Blanca found solace and adventure within the pages of her cherished books. Her green thumb brought life to her beautiful, blooming garden. Music and dancing were sources of joy for her, she drew her family and friends into the celebration of life's fleeting moments. Above all family was Blanca's foremost priority and greatest joy.

 

Survivors: Blanca will be lovingly remembered by her husband Jose; children, Jose O. Melgar, Nestor Lopez, Wendy Estrada, and Soraya Ziobro; grandchildren, Nestor Lopez Jr., Juan Jose Orellana, Ronnie Melgar, Marcos Lopez, Blanca Lopez, Javier Lopez, Diana Lopez, Kevin Estrada, Stephanie Ziobro, and great-granddaughter, Lily Lopez; siblings, Rosa Gladys Climaco, Elsa Vilma Cruz, Gloria Hayde Sorto, Ana Dolores Cruz, Jose Antonio Cruz, Edelmira Cruz, and Brijido Diaz.

 

Services: A viewing will be held on Tuesday, January 23, 2024 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Cantelmi Long Funeral Home, 500 Linden St. Bethlehem, PA 18018. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, January 24, 2024 at 11:00 AM at the Funeral Home, where the family will receive relatives and friends from 10:00 AM until the time of service. Burial will follow at Northampton Memorial Shrine, Easton. A memory tribute may be placed at www.cantelmifuneralhome.com.

 

Contributions: In lieu of flowers contributions can be made in Blanca’s memory to the Alzheimer's Association P.O. Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090.

 

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Services

Viewing
Tuesday
January 23, 2024

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Cantelmi Long Funeral Home
500 Linden Street
Bethlehem, PA

Viewing
Wednesday
January 24, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Cantelmi Long Funeral Home
500 Linden Street
Bethlehem, PA

Funeral Service
Wednesday
January 24, 2024

11:00 AM
Cantelmi Long Funeral Home
500 Linden Street
Bethlehem, PA

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