Leyda Herrada

December 21, 1958 - January 10, 2017

Leyda Herrada, 58, a resident of Lee County since 2000, formerly of Marathon Key, FL passed away Tuesday, January 10, 2017 in Fort Myers, FL. She was born December 21, 1958 in Caibarien, Cuba.

Leyda was of the Catholic faith and loved by all her friends and family, anyone that met her couldn’t help but love her. Her children and grandkids were her life, she was warmly called “Super-Abuela” by her family because she would go above and beyond to care for them. Such a warm, beautiful person, all she did was worry about all those that surrounded her, and was always first in line to lend a helping hand, or a shoulder to lean on. She worked at Nicaea Academy in the kitchen and alongside little babies which she loved so much.

She is survived by her loving mother, Cruz Adelma Rojas of Alva, FL; two loving children, Dianko Torres (Karla) of Alva and Darline Rodriguez, also of Alva; five siblings, Grisel Herrada, Angel Herrada, Aracelia Herrada, Octavio Herrada, and Leidys Herrada; spouse, Eduardo Rodriguez of Alva; as well as four grandchildren, Dianko, Jr., Alejandro, Gelacio, and Leilani.

Leyda was preceded in death by a brother, Alberto Herrada; as well as her father, Gelacio Herrada.

Funeral Services will be held 6:00 PM Thursday, January 12, 2017 at Mullins Memorial, 3654 Palm Beach Blvd., Fort Myers, FL 33916. The family will receive friends for a time of visitation from 4:00 PM until the time of service.

Memorial Contributions in memory of Leyda Herrada are suggested to https://www.gofundme.com/leyda-herradas-final-expenses

Friends are invited to send condolences via the on-line guest book which can be found at www.MullinsMemorial.com.

Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Fort Myers, is entrusted with final care.


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