Gerardo Melendez, 46 , of Boston, passed away Tuesday, March 23, 2021. Gerardo was born in Guayama, Puerto Rico, the son of Vicnete Valentin and Carmen Melendez. He moved to Lawrence in 1988. He attended the Arlington Elementary School and Lawrence High School. Gerardo was an avid handball and basketball player. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. He was employed as a commercial and residential painter. He is survived by his mother Carmen Melendez and daughters, Kyara L. Valentin-Matos and Jennely Valentin Matos.
Friends may call Wednesday, March 31, 2021 from 4:00 to 8:00 pm at FARRAH FUNERAL HOME, 133 Lawrence Street, Lawrence, MA 01841. A funeral service will be held Thursday, April at 10:00 am at FARRAH FUNERAL HOME. Burial will follow in St. Mary Cemetery, Lawrence, MA.
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