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Jean MelilloMay 9, 1932 ~ November 19, 2017 (age 85)
Lois “Jean” Melillo, 85, of Niles died at 8:25pm Sunday November 19th at Hospice House in Poland, surrounded by her loving family.
She was born May 9, 1932 in Pioneer, Tennessee the daughter of Silas and Perna Walden.
Jean was a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Niles and volunteered as a noon aide at Washington School, Mount Carmel School cafeteria aide, Den mother for Cub Scouts, and Niles football mothers. She enjoyed bowling, crossword puzzles, crocheting and artwork.
Jean will be deeply missed by her husband Ray T. Melillo, whom she married January 28,1955, two sons, Michael Melillo and his wife Gerri of Niles, Ray T. Melillo and his wife Pam of Poland, three daughters Vickie Janik and her husband Ed of Niles, Gwen Maynard of Youngstown, Monica Melillo and her fiance Bill Heasley of Painesville, 15 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by a sister Virginia Sallay.
Friends may call Wednesday from 10:30 a.m. until the time of the Noon funeral service at the Joseph Rossi & Sons Funeral Home in Niles.
Material contributions may be made to St Jude Children’s Hospital 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or Hospice of the Valley 5190 Market St. Youngstown, OH. 44512.
Family and friends may send email condolences or light a candle by visiting www.josephrossifuneralhome.com