Melissa (Cerbo) Carlson January 20, 1971 – November 19, 2018 Melissa passed peacefully at Trust Bridge in Palm Beach, Florida after a long two-year illness. Her ashes were laid to rest at sea, as per her last request. Some of her ashes were divided and given to us to love and keep. She is survived by her mother Bernadette Magnifico, her two children Sara Ann Carlson 19, and Aidan Joseph Carlson 17. Her godmother Donna D'Apice Fama, and cherished cousin Laura Fama Colonnelli. She is pre-deceased by her maternal grandparents Joseph Fortunato Magnifico and Helen Teresa Magnifico and paternal grandparents Fred and Alice Cerbo. We will be accepting flowers and/or donations to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital www.stjude.org/ways-to-give or FDNY Foundation www.fdnyfoundation.org .