Joseph Mellace

  • Born: November 12, 1935
  • Died: September 11, 2019
  • Location:

Cavanagh Family Funeral Home

301 Chester Pike
Norwood, PA 19074

Tel. (610) 532-3120

Tribute & Message From The Family

Joseph "Joe" M. Mellace, of Brookhaven, PA passed away on September 11, 2019 at the age of 83. He was born in Darby, PA on November 12, 1935 to the late Anthony & Palma (Munizzi) Mellace. Joe was a graduate of Springfield High School. Joe served his country in the United States Marine Corps. After proudly finishing his service in the Marines he opened a shoe repair shop in Morton, Pa.

Joe enjoyed spending his time with his wife "Peanut", Harness racing and gardening.

Joe was predeceased by his brother Frank Mellace. He is survived by his beloved wife Deanna "Peanut" (Schureman) Mellace, daughters Stephanie Harney and Kim Ingber (Steve) , 4 grandchildren; 2 step grandchildren and three step children; Bob Davis (Jill), Gary Davis (Ann) and Debbie Davis.

Relatives and friends are invited to his memorial service on Monday from 10:30 a.m. until 11:15 a.m. at the Cavanagh Family Funeral Home,301 Chester Pike, Norwood, PA 19074. Prayer service will begin at 11:30 a.m. followed by military funeral honors. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers memorial donations in Joe's name to the American Lung Association for COPD research would be appreciated.