Melvin A. Hatfield(1920 - 2013)

Hatfield, Melvin, A.

Melvin A. Hatfield, of Wallingford, CT, long-time resident of Valhalla, NY, passed away February 17, 2013. He was born November 28, 1920 to Louis and Mary Stephens Hatfield in Ossining, NY. He proudly served in the Army in WWII in North Africa, Sicily and Italy and was a life member of Valhalla American Legion Post 1038, Valhalla Fire Dept #1 and Valhalla Methodist Church. He was a member of Pleasantville, NY Hiawatha Masons #434 and Frederick Franklin Masonic Lodge #14 in Plainville, CT. He was self-employed as a plumber in the Mt. Pleasant area for many years. Mel is survived by brothers Louis of Abingdon, VA, Leroy of Goshen, NY, sister Dorothy Long of East Berne, NY, sister-in-law Arlene Hatfield of Yorktown Hgts. and many loving nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by Dorothy Yates Hatfield, his wife of 31 years, brother Edouard, sisters Edna Taggart, Adele Craig and Madeline Thibodeau. Family will receive friends at Beecher Flooks Funeral Home, Inc., in Pleasantville Saturday, Feb 23 from 10-12. Interment to follow at Kensico Cemetery, Valhalla at 1 PM


Published in the The Journal News on Feb. 20, 2013