Tessie Melani, 98, formerly of Swoyersville, passed away on May 30, 2020 in West Port, NY with her family by her side.
Born in Swoyersville, she was the daughter of the late Anthony and Anna Metro Shission.
Mrs. Melani was a former member of Our Lady of Sorrows Church, now St. Monica's Parish, West Wyoming.
Prior to her retirement, she had worked for the Rex Shoe Co., Exeter.
She was preceded in death by her husband Geno Melani in 1984 and her siblings, Charles, Andrew, Anthony and John Shission, Josephine Hizny, Mary Costello, and Ann Bartosh.
Surviving are her daughter Deborah and her husband Frederick Schrodt, West Port, NY and a son Robert and his wife Pat Melani, Levittown, a grandson Ryan DeMellio.
Funeral services will be held on Friday June 5, 2020 at 10:00am from the Gubbiotti Funeral Home, LLC, 1030 Wyoming Ave. Exeter.
The Rev. Peter Tomczak, pastor will officiate..
Interment will be in Italian Independent Cemetery, West Wyoming.
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