James Melia

James Joseph Melia

Melbourne, FL

James Joseph Melia, 47, departed this life on Friday, August 2, 2013 in Melbourne, FL.

He was the child of the late Daniel and Annie (McAuley) Melia. James taught at various schools throughout Brevard. He was honored to become the Assistant Principal at West Shore High School in Melbourne.

He is survived by his beloved wife, Machelle Deruelle; five children, Daniel, Nicholas, Joshua, Cecilia, and Emily Deruelle.

Family welcomes you to join them to celebrate his life at the Historic Cocoa Village Playhouse, 300 Brevard Avenue, Cocoa, FL 32922 on Friday, August 9th, 6 PM to 9 PM.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 AM on Saturday, August 10th, at Ascension Catholic Church in Melbourne followed by inurnment at Sebastian Cemetery, Sebastian, FL. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to: the Historic Cocoa Village Playhouse.

Condolences may be shared at www.davisseawinds.com.

Funeral Home

Davis Seawinds Funeral Home
560 Montreal Road Melbourne, FL 32935
(321) 254-1532

Published in FLORIDA TODAY on Aug. 7, 2013