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Thomas E. Melia

March 8, 2019

U.S. Veteran

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The funeral mass took place at St Mary’s Visitation Church, Dickson City.

Entombment and military honors followed at St. Mary’s Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Visitation of the Blessed Mary Church 1090 Carmalt St Dickson City, PA 18519 or the American Diabetics Association in the name of Thomas Melia attention of Khoa Tran 150 Monument Rd Suite 100 Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004.

Arrangements were made by Frank T. Mazur Funeral Home Dickson City.

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Thomas E. Melia of Peckville, died March 8, 2019 at Moses Taylor Hospitals Hospice Unit. He is survived by his wife Jacqueline Lulewicz Melia.  They would have observed their 60th wedding anniversary September 5th 2019.

He was born in Scranton on October 5,1938, to the late Wilfred and Mary Wooley Melia.  He attended North Scranton Junior High School and Johnson Trade School.  He was a veteran of the United States Army having served at Fort Belvoir in Virginia where he was an instructor for the Nike Missal Site.  He furthered his education at the International Correspondence School.

Tom owned and operated his own engineering business.  He was a member of Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church in Dickson City where he was a lector and eucharistic minister. He belonged to many organizations including Scranton Rotary where he was past president and district governor, Red Cross, board member of Easter Seals, Johnson College Alumni, Professional Engineering Society. Tom enjoyed many hobbies including woodworking, carpentry, trains and golf.  He was a fan of Penn State, Notre Dame and the Pittsburgh Steelers.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a sister Mary Wycko and her husband Dennis of California. Nieces, nephews and cousins

He was preceded in death by his sister Millie Walker and her husband Jim of California.

The funeral mass took place at St Mary’s Visitation Church, Dickson City.

Entombment and military honors followed at St. Mary’s Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Visitation of the Blessed Mary Church 1090 Carmalt St Dickson City, PA 18519 or the American Diabetics Association in the name of Thomas Melia attention of Khoa Tran 150 Monument Rd Suite 100 Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004.

Arrangements were made by Frank T. Mazur Funeral Home Dickson City.