Searles, Melissa L. WATERVLIET Melissa L. Searles, 42, formerly of Coeymans, passed away Sunday, March 28, 2010 at Albany Medical Center Hospital. Melissa graduated from R-C-S High School. At the time of death, Melissa worked for Xerox in Albany. She was a member of All Troys Athletic Club. Melissa enjoyed following her friend's bands, and loved children. She brought laughter, smiles, and sunshine to every life she touched. Melissa was predeceased by her father, John Searles. Melissa is survived by her life companion, Connie Ciseroz; mother, Joyce Quiles-Perez; stepfather, Angel Quiles-Perez; sisters, Cheryl Searles, Shelley Taranto, Amanda Perez, and Andreanna (Danial) Lee; brothers, John and Steven Searles; stepsisters, Anna Gallucci, Amy Olmstead; and many aunts, uncles; nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at Babcock Funeral Home, Ravena on Thursday, April 1, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. Friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m. Contributions in memory of Melissa, may be made to the American Cancer Society
, 260 Osborne Road, Loudonville, NY 12211.