Melissa A. Zalewski

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HANOVER — Melissa A. Zalewski, 45, of Hanover, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, April 4, 2014, at home. She was the loving wife of Daniel M. Zalewski Jr., Hanover.

She was born March 7, 1969, in Warren, a daughter of Rose Marie (Carr) Bertolini, Warren, and the late Livio Bertolini.

Melissa graduated from Warren Area High School, class of 1987, and was an accomplished ballet dancer and dance instructor.

Since leaving the world of dance, she was a homemaker who enjoyed spending time with her husband and sons, as well as gathering with her family on special occasions and holidays. She enjoyed reading and traveling.

In addition to her mother and husband, she is survived by her sons, Daniel III, Zachary T., Adam J. and Andrew T. Zalewski, all of Hanover; brothers and sister, Douglas Bertolini and his wife, Donna, Fort Collins, Colo.; Greg Bertolini and his wife Jane, New York, N.Y.; Celeste Gustafson and her husband, Randy, Warren; Mark Bertolini, Jamestown, N.Y.; Michael Bertolini and his wife, Beverly, Peachtree City, Ga.; Matthew Bertolini, Warren, and Cameron Bertolini and his wife, Julie, Cary, N.C.; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Daniel Sr. and Lynee Zalewski, Ashley; and many nieces and nephews.

Services will be private at the convenience of the family in Warren.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made, in support of her children's education, to the Melissa A. Zalewski Memorial Fund, c/o PNC Bank, 1416 Baltimore St., Hanover, PA 17331; or at any PNC Bank branch.

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Published in Times Leader from Apr. 8 to Apr. 9, 2014