2018-08-02 / Obituaries

Gerald V. Mellott

McConnellsburg, 90

Gerald V. Mellott, 90, a resident of the Fulton County Medical Center Long- Term-Care Unit, McConnellsburg, and formerly of Needmore, died Sunday, July 29, 2018, at Fulton County Medical Center, Mc- Connellsburg.

He was born in Needmore, November 3, 1927, the son of the late Leticia (Hill) and Ray Mellott. He was the husband of Virginia Lee (Mellott) Mellott, whom he married March 28, 1948.

He was a member and deacon of Pleasant Ridge Church of the Brethren in Needmore. In his earlier years, he and his wife owned and operated G&V Diner in Needmore, during the late ’50s and ’60s and he retired from Grove Manufacturing in Shady Grove, Pa. After retiring, he drove school bus for 10-plus years and was a substitute mail carrier for the Warfordsburg Post Office. He also enjoyed gardening and John Deere tractors.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by son Larry G. (husband of Patti) Mellott, Needmore; a sister Mary Etter, Scotland, and a granddaughter, Kimberly (wife of Matthew) Cramer, Shippensburg.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Boyd Mellott.

Services were held at Pleasant Ridge Church of the Brethren, Needmore, at 11 a.m., Wednesday, August 1. Pastor Roger Truax and Pastor Dick Bernhard officiated. Interment was at Pleasant Ridge Church of the Brethren Cemetery, Needmore.

Memorial contributions may be made to Pleasant Ridge Church of the Brethren, 2507 Pleasant Ridge Road, Needmore, PA 17238.

Arrangements were made by Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home Inc., McConnellsburg. Online condolences at www.howardlsipes.com.

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