Help the Melendez Family

Meet Nelson Melendez: a husband, a dad, a son, and a brother. Last Saturday, December 9, 2017, he was involved in a car accident, which unfortunately took his life. Initial reports stated that he had suffered medical problems while he was driving, specifically problems that affected his heart. According to the hospital, they made an attempt to save his life. However, due to the severeity of the internal bleeding in his organs, he passed away. Nelson had a bright future ahead of him. He worked at the airport and would always uplift the spirits of everyone he encountered. Nelson is a person who acts genuinely, lovingly, and compassionately. His smile would brighten up your day and he would always find a way to make someone's day the best it can be. He always put others before himself, sacrificing whatever he needed to to help others. He never missed a chance to do whatever was best for his family. His greatest treasures were his family and friends. He loves supporting his three wonderful daughters in anything and everything they do and he makes his wife's needs a priority. He is survived by Cynthia, Jocelyn, Alexa, and Angeli. Please supoort this loving husbad and father by donating to this page to cover the funeral expenses.
  • Nadina Dust 
    • $50 
    • 28 mos
  • Josh Peterson 
    • $100 
    • 39 mos
  • Sharon McElearney 
    • $100 
    • 44 mos
  • Scarlett Vanyi 
    • $100 
    • 44 mos
  • Foster City Police Officers Association  
    • $500 
    • 44 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Joel Yujuico 
San Mateo, CA
Cynthia Peralta-Melendez 
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