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Melodie Ann Colvin Poeth

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AUBURN, N.Y. -- Melodie Ann Colvin Poeth, 41, was openingly embraced by the Lord’s arms on Saturday, March 20, 2004 at the Auburn Hospital. She lived at the Kallet Home in Auburn.

She was born Oct. 28, 1962 in Glens Falls, daughter of Ruth (Terry) Colvin of Fort Edward and the late Henry Albert Colvin Jr. Melodie graduated from Granville High School.

Although Melodie was faced with many physical challenges, she overcame each with courage and dignity. Melodie loved life and all it had to offer. She especially enjoyed music in particular, the Bay City Rollers and Kiss. One of her fond memories was the trip to Disney World and her kiss from Mickey Mouse.

Survivors other than her mother Ruth include her loving companion Stanley Day of Auburn; her loving friends Ray and Laura Farrara and their daughters Kristin and Kaitlin of Eagle Bridge; six sisters, Mary Gailey of Fort Edward, Connie Slater of Salem, Christy Warner of Mayfield, Colleen La Roe of Queensbury, Tammie Baldwin of Hudson Falls and Pamela Russell of Queensbury; three brothers, John Howard of Texas, Terry Colvin of South Glens Falls and Michael Colvin of Fort Edward; also survived by several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews and special friends Ruth Morris, David and Diane Kallet. Melodie is predeceased by two sisters and four brothers.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, March 23 at 2 p.m. from the Mahar Funeral Home, 43 Main St. in Hoosick Falls. Burial will follow the service at Maple Grove Cemetery in Hoosick Falls. Relatives and friends may call the funeral home Tuesday from 1 p.m. until the start of the service.
Published in Bennington Banner on Mar. 22, 2004
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