Rhoda Melendez, a lifelong resident of Brooklyn NY, passed away on April 7, 2021 at the age of 84. Rhoda was born December 13, 1936 to the late Morris (Jack) and Mary Fiedler. Rhoda lived a full life playing mahjong with her lifelong friends, traveling to the Caribbean islands, shopping and laughing with her family. Rhoda is survived by her loving husband Octavio of 61 years, her son Mark Melendez and his wife Michelle of NJ, her daughter Deena Meli of MA, and her six adoring grandchildren Sara, James, Gabriel, Ryan, Katelyn and Justyn.
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