Frederick C. Melvin, 92, of West Pittston, entered into eternal life peacefully on Sunday, February 16, 2020, at Linwood Manor, Scranton surrounded by his loving family.
Born in Pittston in 1927, he was the son of the late, Martin X. Melvin and Mary (Cannerossi) (Ross) Melvin. Fred was preceded in death by two of his brothers; Eugene and sister in law Elizabeth Melvin; Martin and sister in law Minnie Melvin. He graduated high school from St. John’s the Evangelist, Pittston.
Betty T. Melvin, 85, of Pittston, passed away Wednesday, December 4, 2019, in Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton. Born in Duryea on December 13, 1933, she was the daughter of the late Anthony and Helen Yager Herman. Betty was a graduate of Duryea High School. She had worked in the local garment industry. She was a member of St. John the Evangelist Church, Pittston. Betty enjoyed spending time in her garden and loved to read. She was a loving mother, grandmother,
Minnie Ann Melvin, 91, formerly of Hughestown, and more recently a resident of Myers Manor, Pittston, passed away peacefully in Wilkes-Barre General Hospital on Wednesday, September 27, 2017. Minnie was born August 24, 1926, daughter of the late Anthony and Ida Rubin. She was a graduate of Hughestown High School, class of 1944. In the past, she was employed by Metropolitan Insurance Company and prior to her retirement was employed by the Pittston Memorial Library. She was a
Martin X. Melvin, Jr., 92, formerly of Hughestown and more recently a resident of Wesley Village, Pittston passed peacefully, Monday February 20, 2017. Martin was born January 1, 1925, son of the late Martin and Mary (Ross) Melvin. He was a graduate of St. John the Evangelist High School, Pittston. After his graduation in 1943 he enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corp during World War II. Having served as an M-P at Portsmouth Naval Base, New Hampshire and on the island of Guam. He