(1926 – 2016)
Mel suffered a heart attack on December 18, 2016 in his home in Hope and could not be resuscitated. He was predeceased by his parents, Onufrey and Mary, his brothers: John, Peter, George, Dick and Eddie and his sisters: Lena, Anne, Pearl and Emily. He is mourned by his wife Lynnda, his sons: David and Wayne, his brother Bill, his sisters: Doris, Jean, Sally and Susie and many nephews and nieces.
A service will be held on January 7, 2017 at 2:00 pm at Hope United Church, 310 Queen St., Hope, BC.