Debra “Melle” Michelle Beltramea of Lutz, FL passed away Saturday, January 11, 2020 at approximately 4:15pm. She was born March 7, 1973 in Saint Louis Park, MN.
Melle had a passion for helping others, and was known for her unlimited generosity and thoughtfulness. Prior to becoming physically disabled by Pulmonary Hypertension, she enjoyed working and making friends at KB Toys, Cracker Barrel, and Geppeddo Dolls. Melle was active in her church as a teacher and girls camp leader for 13 years. She will be greatly missed and is loved "to infinity and beyond".
Melle was preceded in death by her biological father, Terry Murphy; as well as her grandparents, John Stephen Beltramea, Mary Caponi Beltramea, Robert Steinberg, Dorothy Behrends Steinberg, Alice Taylor Steinberg, and Bessie Story Murphy; several uncles, and her fur babies Bentley (“big”), Belle, and Bentley (“little”). Surviving are her beloved parents, Debra & John Beltramea, of Springfield, IL; her beloved brother, Anthony Beltramea, of Lutz, FL; her adored niece, Rilee Beltramea (20), of Palm Harbor, FL; her treasured nephews, Tayvn Beltramea (14), Jaymen Beltramea (14), and Sterlyng Beltramea (9), of Tarpon Springs, FL; and lots of cherished aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. She also leaves behind her fur baby, Cole.
A celebration of life will be held from 11:00am to 12:00pm on Saturday, January 25, 2020 at the Church Of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints at 2120 W Fletcher Ave, Tampa, FL 33612. A second service will be held on Saturday February 1, 2020 from 11:00am to 12:00pm at the Church Of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints at 3601 Buckeye Dr, Springfield, IL 62712.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Pulmonary Hypertension Association, 801 Roeder Road, Ste. 1000, Silver Spring, MD 20910 or to any Church Of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
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