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JOHNSTOWN - William Eugene Melius, age 53, of Perth passed away on Sunday, June 24, 2012 at his sister Sandra's residence surrounded by his loving family.
Mr. Melius was born June 26, 1958 in Poughkeepsie, a son of the late Bernard and Violet Goebel Melius. He was employed for many years as a janitor with the Wappingers Central School Distict. "Willy" loved the outdoors, animals, fishing, grilling, eating and had a great sense of humor. He loved all sports but was an avid Giant and Yankees fan.
Mr. Melius is survived by his sisters Dorothy Melius, Linda Melius, Viola Barker and Sandra Hohn; two brothers Bernard Melius, Jr. and twin Eugene Melius, several sister-in-laws and brother-in-laws, cousins, nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by three brothers Charles Melius, Baby Eugene Melius and Harold Melius and one sister Anna Barker.
Friends and family may call on Saturday, June 30th from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the A.G. Cole Funeral Home, Inc., 215 E. Main Street, Johnstown.
Cremation was at Vale Crematory, Schenectady.
The family would like to thank all the staff at Mt. Loretto Nursing Home (Capstone) who took real great care of him. Thank you also to the staff at Hospice for letting him pass at home.
Condolences to the family may be made online by visiting our website at www.agcolefuneralhome.com.
Published in the Poughkeepsie Journal on June 27, 2012