Melanie K. McAleese, 38, passed away on November 18, 2012.
Melanie was born on September 18, 1974 in Akron, Ohio. She was a graduate of Northwest High School and a member of Faith Family Church. She was totally and truly dedicated to her children and all she wanted was to be a good mom.
Melanie was preceded in death by her father, Walter Spencer, Jr. She is survived by her mother and stepfather, Patricia (Jim) Eckhardt, Sr.; children, Maycee McAleese, Spencer McAleese and Devin Hayes; brothers, Matthew Spencer and Jimmy Eckhardt, Jr.; sisters, Peggy Sue Paugh, Melissa Spencer, Amanda Spencer, Caitlyn Eckhardt and Emily Eckhardt; grandparents, Walter (Peggy) Spencer, Sr.; grandfather, V. Frank Pittman; stepmother, Annette (Gene Barrett) Spencer; many nieces, nephews and friends.
Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, November 24, 2012 at Schermesser Funeral Home, 600 E. Turkeyfoot Lake Rd., Akron, OH 44319 (SR 619), with Pastor Jack Pancher officiating. Family and friends may call on Saturday from 11 a.m. until time of the service at the funeral home. To leave a special message online for the family, visit our website at www.schermesserfh.com
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