Destiny Yamylette Velez, 22, of Allentown, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, October 17 at Lehigh Valley Hospital – Muhlenberg. Born in Reading on June 5, 1999, she was the daughter of Herbierto and Diana (Cruz) Velez. She was the fiancé of Jonathan Rodriguez.
She recently graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in medical assistant. She was of the Pentecostal faith.
In addition to her parents and fiancé, she is survived by step‑daughter Jennesy Rodriguez; sister Felicity Velez of Easton; brothers Gregory Gonzalez Cross, Herbierto Velez, Jr. of Detroit, MI, Nicholas of Allentown, Kyle Velez of Lebanon; grandparents Carmen E. Cruz and Dennis Cruz; many nieces, nephews, and friends.
Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, October 26 at 1:00pm in the Boyko Funeral Home, 855 Lehigh Street; Allentown, PA 18103. A viewing will be held in the funeral home from 10:00am until the time of the service. Interment to follow in Fairview Cemetery – Allentown. Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.boykofuneralhome.com.
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