2010-12-16 / Obituaries

Vyletta M. Mellott

Carlisle, 90

Vyletta M. Mellott, 90, Carlisle, died Wednesday, December 8, 2010, at Forest Park Health Center, Carlisle.

Born March 9, 1920, in Shippensburg, she was a daughter of the late George and Florence E. Durff Russell and the widow of Paul R. Mellott.

She retired from Erie Frequency Control, Carlisle, after 31 years. She also worked for Carlisle Shoe Co. and Piezo Crystal, Carlisle.

She was a member of AARP, Local Chapter #3378. She loved shopping, puzzles, reading, crossword puzzles and country music. She enjoyed traveling, having been to many places in the United States.

Surviving are one daughter, Sandra Baker of Elliotsburg; three sons: Michael R. Mellott of Middleburg, Fla.; Dennis L. Mellott of Carlisle; and Kerry D. Mellott of Carlisle; one brother, Earl Russell of Shippensburg; eight grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by one son, Paul Mellott Jr.; two brothers: Lawrence and John Russell; one sister, Myrtle Porter; and one granddaughter, Vonnie Mellott.

Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, December 10, 2010, at Hoffman- Roth Funeral Home & Crematory Inc., Carlisle. Rev. Richard L. Reese officiated. Burial was in Cumberland Valley Memorial Gardens, Carlisle. Online condolences at www.hoffmanroth.com.

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