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Ethel L. Melle

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ETHEL L. MELLE, 77, OF JEFFERSONVILLE Ethel L. (Freese) Melle passed away Wednesday, June 20, 2012 in Abington Memorial Hospital surrounded by her family. She was 77. Mrs. Melle, of Jeffersonville, was a member of Visitation BVM Church in Trooper. Ethel enjoyed puzzles, gardening, winter trips to Marco Island, Florida and summers in Sea Isle City, New Jersey. She was a 1952 graduate of Pottstown High School. Ethel was born in Pottstown, PA, on September 10, 1934 and was the daughter of the late Amelia (Freese) Shaia. She is survived by her husband Peter Melle, and her children Deborah Melle, Dina Melle, Donna (Gary) McCabe, Peter (Melanie) Melle, Susan Melle (Gary) Chlapaty, Maria (Chuck) Castle, Melissa (Abbas) Haghgoo and Amy Melle-Ortiz (Ignacio) Ortiz. She is also survived by her cousin Phyllis (Fred) Myers. In addition, she is survived by her grandchildren Mikell, Christopher( Katie), Drew, Rachel, Natalie (Jean), Jacqueline, Lauren, Gary, Julia, Emily, Peter, Geoffrey, Amelia, Joe (Kelly), Stef, Chase, Brooke, Lila, Mason, Olivia, Sophia, Sabba, Ignacio, Solomon and Farin. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Funeral Mass on Saturday, June 23, at 10 a.m. at Visitation BVM Church in Trooper, PA. Entombment to follow at St Patrick's Mausoleum. Friends may call Saturday morning from 8 to 10 a.m. at the church. Family kindly requests that in lieu of flowers that memorial contributions be made in the form of mass cards or to The Patrician Society 121 E. Chestnut St., Norristown PA 19401. Funeral arrangements are by the Volpe funeral home Norristown.

Published in The Mercury on June 21, 2012
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