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Jean Arlene Melenyzer

Jean Arlene Melenyzer, 87, of Fallowfield Twp, passed peacefully Monday, December 29, 2008 in the Mon Valley Hospital. She was born April 15, 1921 in Monongahela, a daughter of the late Perry Floyd and Estella Marie Carson Morris. When health permitted, Jean was an active member of the Grace United Methodist Church, the Fallowfield Grange, the Irish Ridge Club and numerous Card Clubs. While caring for her family and friends, Jean also worked many years as secretary/recorder for Auctioneers Albert DeVore and Hessy Reese. Survivors include a son: John P. (Jack) Kovach of Charleroi, a sister; Lois Walsilko of Portvue, Step-Children: Ruth Horn (William) of MO., and Keith Melenyzer (Beverly) of Charleroi, Many step-grandchildren and great-grand children. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her first husband, John Kovach (1956), second husband; Russell Melenyzer, Sr., (1988), daughter; Carol Jean Morgan (1980), son, David P. Kovach, (2004), sister Mabel Polinsky, step-children: Marlene Tedesco and Russell Melenyzer, Jr. Friends will be received Thursday, Jan. 1, from 6-8, Friday 2-4 & 6-8 in the Melenyzer-DuBarr Funeral Homes, & Cremation Services, Inc., Roscoe. Funeral Service Saturday, Jan. 3, 2009, 11:00 am with Pastors John Smith and Randy Landman of the Grace United Methodist Church officiating. Interment to follow in Maple Creek Cemetery. On-line condolences are accepted at www.Melenyzer-DuBarr.com


Jack please except our deepest sympathy on the lose of your Mom

Frank & Maureen Stechly Jan 4 2009 12:00 AM

To Jeans Family, We are deeply sad at the loss of your Mother, Grandmother, Sister, and our dearest friend. Jean gave us support and unconditional love and acceptance always. We shall always treasure our visits and hours of chatting with Jean. Her wisdom will remain with both of us and her storytelling will be sadly missed. All of our lives have been made better by knowing Jean. We will truly miss our friend. Our deepest sympathy to her family. Love, Denise and John Bruno

John and Denise Bruno Dec 31 2008 12:00 AM

Jean was the absolute greatest. I will miss her terribly. When ever help was needed, she was there.

Debbie & Rick Coulter Dec 31 2008 12:00 AM