Marlesa McRoy was born on December 8th, 1967 to the late Diane and Johnny McRoy. She was raised in Montgomery Gardens in Jersey City, N.J. Marlesa attended P.S. 31, where she was the first to enter the Special Olympics. She succeeded in winning many gold, silver, and bronze medals. Marlesa lived her life. She loved everyone and was a child at heart. She also love to be called Vanessa but almost everyone called her Molly.
Marlesa love her daughters with all her heart.
She is survived by her two daughters , Melissa and Dataya McRoy; Her sisters (the late Danette Gordon) , LaVernice Jackson and Tashea McRoy; Her brothers , Matthew McRoy, Arvel McRoy, Jermaine McRoy, and Marko McRoy; And a host of loving relatives and dear friends.