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Myrna F. Melroy


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Myrna F. Melroy Obituary
West Dummerston, VT - Myrna F. Melroy, 80, of West Street in West Dummerston died Tuesday afternoon, October 3, 2017 at the Thompson House Nursing Home following a period of declining health.

Myrna was born in Linden, New Jersey on January 14, 1937 the daughter of Russell and Edith (Best) Fletcher. She was raised and educated in East Orange, New Jersey and was a graduate of East Orange High School.

She had served as postmaster for the West Dummerston Post Office from 1976 to 1996 retiring from her position following twenty years of faithful service with the US Postal Service. Previously she worked as a data punch operator for Esso Oil Company in New York City.

Myrna was a member of the Vermont Federation of National Active & Retired Federal Employees Association and the Vermont Chapter of the United Postmasters and Managers. With her husband she was a member of Centre Congregational Church.

Of her pastimes and interests, she enjoyed gardening, vacation trips to Maine. She was also an avid reader, and enjoyed time shared with her family.

On June 14, 1958 in East Orange, New Jersey she was married to Ralph G. Melroy who survives.

Besides her faithful and devoted husband of 59 years she leaves one son, Lee C. Melroy of Hinsdale; a daughter, Laura M. Nanof and her husband John of Goffstown, New Hampshire; five grandchildren, Nicole and Kristen Nanof and Kyle, Brittany and Seth Melroy; and many nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by one brother Gordon and a sister Doris.

SERVICES: A memorial service will be conducted Monday at 11:00 A.M. at Centre Congregational Church in Brattleboro. Burial in Taft Cemetery will be held at a later date.

Memorial contributions in her name may be made to Dummerston Cares, P.O. Box 302, West Dummerston, VT 05357, or Rescue Inc., P.O. Box 593, Brattleboro, VT 05302.

To sign an online register book or send messages of e-condolence please visit www.atamaniuk.com

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Published in Brattleboro Reformer on Oct. 10, 2017
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