2014-02-27 / Obituaries

Jean M. Mellott York, 92

Jean Marcelle Mellott, 92, passed away Saturday, February 22, 2014, at York Hospital with family by her side.

She was born April 24, 1921, in Mc- Connellsburg, Pa., the daughter of the late George P. and Laura Morton. She married her husband, the late Harry W. Mellott Sr., June 11, 1942. He preceded her in death April 10, 2010.

She is survived by five daughters: Patricia Carbaugh (Larry) of McConnellsburg; JoAnne Onorato (Richard) of Fayetteville; Carol Geist (Franklyn, Jr.) of York Springs, Pa.; Barbara MacDonald (Wayne) of Mc- Connellsburg; and Joyce (Tom) Peck of McConnellsburg; one son, H. Wesley Mellott Jr., of McConnellsburg; 10 grandchildren; and four great -grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry W. Mellott; her parents; and five siblings: George F. Morton, Elizabeth Allison, Polly Shimer, Nella Martz and Doris Hawbaker.

She spent her lifetime and many talents as a devoted farmer’s wife and a wonderful mother, caring for her children with deep love and devotion. She lived her life with dignity and she died with dignity.

She was a member of Cito United Methodist Church.

A memorial service will be held Thursday evening February 27, at 6:30 p.m., at Cito United Methodist Church with Pastor John Godissart officiating. Family will receive friends two hours prior to the service. Interment at Union Cemetery will be private and at the convenience of the family.

Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home, McConnellsburg, will be handling the arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at www.kelso-corneliusfuneralhome.com.

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