SHARON, Pennsylvania (MyValleyTributes) – Jane Ellyn Melnick, 74, of Sharon passed away Sunday evening, May 2, 2020, in Clapper Mannor CCRC.
Jane was born January 25, 1947, in East Liverpool, Ohio, a daughter of the late John O. and Lois J. (Parsons) Melnick. She was raised in Beaver County (PA) and later graduated from Western Beaver High School in 1964.
Jane retired from AT&T, New Castle, where she had worked as a relay operator for the hearing impaired for 12 years.
She was of the Christian faith.
An avid reader in her younger years, Jane also loved taking walks through Buhl Park, vacationing and working outdoors in her flower garden. She also enjoyed cooking, crocheting afghans, watching shows on her flat-screen television and spending time with family, friends and her pets.
Jane will be dearly missed by all who knew her.
She is survived by a daughter, Lori Vezzani of Sharon, Pennsylvania; a brother, John Paul Melnick (Alan Winters) of Mission Hills, California; a sister-in-law, Leslie Melnick of Mohave Valley, Arizona; family friends, Brenda (Sam) Scott, Lake Havasu City, Arizona and Marg Lewis and Don Graham, both of New Castle and two nephews, John Brady Melnick and his daughter, Julia; Michael (Lizzet) Brewer and their sons, Michael, Jr., Mason, Matteo and Max.
In addition to her parents, Jane was preceded in death by a brother, Ron C. Melnick and a nephew, Travis Melnick.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, online at www.ALZ.org.
A graveside memorial service will be held Saturday, May 22, 2021, at 12:00 p.m., in Beaver Cemetery and Mausoleum, 351 Buffalo Street, Beaver, Pennsylvania.
Arrangements handled by J. Bradley McGonigle Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 1090 E. State Street, Sharon. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.McGonigleFuneralHomeandCrematory.com.
Interment will be in Beaver Cemetery and Mausoleum, Beaver, Pennsylvania.
A television tribute will air Friday, May 7 at the following approximate times: 7:10 a.m. on FOX, 12:22 p.m. on WKBN, 5:08 p.m. on MyYTV and 7:27 p.m. on WYTV.