2011-05-05 / Obituaries

Flora R. Mellott

Breezewood, 96

Flora R. Mellott, 96, Breezewood, died Tuesday, April 26, 2011.

She was born August 28, 1914, in East Providence Township, a daughter of the late George Williams and Lula (Winck) Williams. On August 23, 1933, in Cumberland, she married Herbert C. Mellott, who passed away on November 12, 1965.

She is survived by a daughter, Glenda M. Donivan of Breezewood; a daughter- in- law, Louise (Medlin) Mellott, of Breezewood; six grandchildren: Ronald Donivan of Breezewood; Carolyn Ulsh, of Mc- Connellsburg; Bonnie Chamberlain of Breezewood; Roger Donivan of Everett; Donald Mellott of Breezewood; Steven Donivan, of Hope Mills, N.C.; 12 great- grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; three sisters: Mary Snyder of Everett; Edna Brallier of Tatesville; and Cora Mae Hall of Clearville; and a special friend, Franklin Barnett of the Hollidaysburg Veterans Home.

She was preceded in passing away by a son, Vernon E. Mellott, on August 21, 2005; a son-in-law, Carl Donivan; three sisters: Sara Feight, Estella Andrews and Grace Thompson; and two brothers: Wilbur Williams and Robert Williams.

She was a member of the Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church. For many years, Flora and her husband operated their family’s dairy farm and after he passed away, she worked as a cook at Snyder’s Gateway Res-taurant for 14 years until retiring.

At home, she enjoyed working on “Find The Word” puzzle books and was a loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend who truly enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and their families and will be greatly missed.

Funeral services were held Friday, April 29, 2011, at 11 a.m. in the chapel at Dalla Valle Funeral Home. Rev. Donald Bard and Rev. Curtis Bryant officiated.

Burial will be held at Union Memorial Cemetery.

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