Marcelo Melendez Ocasio, age 41, of Imlay City, MI died suddenly, Saturday, July 10, 2021. Marcelo Melendez Ocasio was born July 13, 1979 in Caguas, Puerto Rico. He was the son of the late Marcelo and the late Rosa Ocasio (Colon) Melendez. Marcelo grew up in Puerto Rico until the age of 14 when he moved to Imlay City, MI. He attended Imlay City High School. Marcelo married Rosa Peluyera on December 6, 2002 in Lapeer, MI.

He was employed as general laborer for a local landscaping company. Marcelo enjoyed music, cars and his motorcycle.

He is survived by his wife, Rosa Melendez; his daughters, Haydeliz Melendez of Imlay City, MI and Alexis Nicole George Melendez of Columbiaville, MI; sons, Marcelo Nicholas Melendez of Columbiaville, MI and Jacob Joel Melendez of Imlay City, MI; sisters, Luz Hernandez of Imlay City, MI and Damarie Melendez of Flint, MI; and his brother, Richard (Shela) Melendez of Imlay City, MI.

Marcelo was preceded in death by his parents, Marcelo and Rosa Melendez.

The funeral service will be held at 12 noon, Saturday, July 17, 2021 at Muir Brothers Funeral Home of Imlay City, 225 N. Main Street, Imlay City, MI. Officiating will be Pastor Antonio Colon. Interment will follow at the Mt. Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Imlay City.

The family will be available for visitation 10-12 noon, Saturday, July 17, 2021 at Muir Brothers Funeral Home of Imlay City.