Groups donate headstone for Palm Coast mother slain at gas station

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FLAGLER BEACH, Fla. - Zuheily Rosado's grave now has a headstone. It cost a little over $1,000, which was  too much money for her six children to afford. But Friday the headstone was donated by the company that made it after a victim's rights group recognized that it was something Rosado's family needed.
 

Keily Marie , one of Rosado's children, is not like most girls her age. Her mother, a Palm Coast gas station clerk, was gunned down more than a year ago. Since then, Keily has been trying to raise money to buy her mom a headstone  but she had little success.
 
"It means, you know, it means a lot that now she has something like every other person here after they die," Keily said.
  Rosado now has more than just a plastic marker at her gravesite, thanks to the help of the Justice Coalition and Southern Monument. 
 
"She died working to support us, so we felt like she deserved more," said Rosado's daughter Teysha Marie.
 
Teysha, Keily, and their four younger siblings now live with family in Miami.
 
The girls said they are still recovering from losing their mother in such a tragic way.
 
Joseph Bova was been indicted on a first-degree murder charge in the death of Rosado.
 
Investigators said Bova shot and killed Rosado while she was working at a Mobil Mart gas station in Palm Coast in February 2013. Authorities said they don't know why the then 25-year-old shot Rosado. They said he did not know her.
 
Authorities said Bova , who they described as a drifter, was seen in surveillance video entering the store the night of the shooting. Bova shot Rosado execution-style, according to investigators.
 
An anonymous tip placed Bova in the gas station using the ATM hours before the shooting, authorities said.
 
Detectives said they also connected him through the unique weapon used in the homicide -- a weapon that authorities said Bova purchased from a Daytona Beach gun shop in 2012.
 
He left town shortly after the shooting and  several months later was found living in a car in Boca Raton, deputies said.
 
But Friday was a day of some joy. Those gathered celebrated Rosado's life and the future of her six children by releasing six doves.

Rosado's employer at the Mobil Mart gas station did not keep up with workers compensation and so Rosado's children did not get any money when she died.
 
Her employer was charged with a crime for failing to pay the workman's compensation.