August 26, 1938 - August 16, 2018
HABEN Funeral Home & Crematory
8057 Niles Center Rd.
Skokie, IL 60077
847.673.6111 | Map
Monday 8/20, 8:30 am - 10:45 am


St. Peter Catholic Church
8100 Niles Center Rd.
Skokie, IL 60077
847.673.1492 | Map
Monday 8/20, 11:00 am

Funeral Mass

All Saints Catholic Cemetery
700 N. River Rd.
Des Plaines, IL 60016
847.298.0450 | Map
Monday 8/20

Entombment | MAUSOLEUM

Gladys Melendez, age 79, of Skokie. Beloved daughter of the late Laura Bran; dear sister of Myrna (Waiel) Hindo, Ileana (Robert) Metti, and the late Lilian Drey; loving godmother of Mario (Anne) Sagastume; cherished aunt of Nadia (Rocco), Claudia (Braden), Jason, Dennis (Alicia), David, Jennifer (Jonathan), Bryan, Kevin, Julian, and Nicolas; fond great-aunt, godmother, andContinue Reading

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Jorge and Mary Bran left a message on August 30, 2018:
Gladys my dear cousin, a source of inspiration in our lives, always with her positivism and kindness towards all those around her. Thank you very much for giving us the opportunity to share beautiful moments with you, you will remain in our heart forever. For the whole family, thank you very much for for taking care of her. God bless you always
José Miguel Bran and family. left a message on August 20, 2018:
Our deepest condolences on the lost of your love one ( Gladys). Family from New Orleans, LA.
Salim & Sana Metti left a message on August 20, 2018:
Dear Ileana and Robert Our deepest condolences to you and all your family, she is an angel in heaven watching over all of you May the Lord God rest her soul in peace and comfort you. Love you ,
Jose and Esperanza Mejia left a message on August 19, 2018:
Dear Gladys. God saw you were getting tired and a cure was not to be,so He put His arms around you and whispered “Come with me. “ Rest In Peace. To the rest of the family and my family,receive from us our more sincere sorrow and sympathy.
joseph hindo left a message on August 18, 2018:
Dear Myrna and Waiel We are very sorry to hear about the passing of our dear Gladys. You and the kids are in our thoughts and prayers. Joseph,Susan,Courtney,Ashlee,William,Scott,Max
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Erika Lopez left a message on August 18, 2018:
My deepest condolences to the family. She has now joined the Angels we have in heaven watching over us. Praying for peace for all of you during this difficult time. Love to you all.
Jonathan McDonough left a message on August 18, 2018:
Although I have only heard about Gladys through conversation with my wife Jennifer, I just wanted to share my condolences to her family on this solemn occasion. May she rest in peace with all those who have gone before her.
Haben Funeral Home & Crematory left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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