Thomas Mellan

Obituary of Thomas J. Mellan

Thomas J. Mellan, 95, of Buffalo, NY passed away on Friday, April 8, 2022 at Harris Hill Rehabilitation Center. Born in Niagara Falls, NY on August 16, 1926 he was the son of the late William J. and Christine (Ferguson) Mellan. Thomas entered the United Sates Navy on August 30, 1943, serving during WW II and the Korean War. He was honorable discharged as a BTG2 on March 21, 1952.After serving his country he began working for American Brass as a pipefitter. He worked there and retired from American Brass after 25 years. He is survived by his children, Sandra (Edwin) Woodward, Christine (Louis) Cook III, Dale (Cheryl) Mellan and Francis (Nancy) Mellan; eight grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild and several nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his wife of 52 years, Roslyn (Bodekor) Mellan; brothers, William J. (Mary Jean) Mellan, Andrew P. Mellan, and Hubert (Betty Jane) Mellan. Friends may call Wednesday, April 13th from 1-4 PM at ZAJAC FUNERAL HOME INC., 319 24th Street, cor of Welch ave, Niagara Falls, NY, where funeral services with military honors will begin at 5 PM with Rev. Robert Wardenski officiating. Entombment in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Cheektowaga, NY, will take place at the convenience of the family. In Lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in Thomas's memory be made to Harris Hill Assisted Living, 2699 Wehrle Drive, Williamsville, NY 14221.
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Wednesday
13
April

Visitation

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wednesday, April 13, 2022
Zajac Funeral Home Inc.
319 24th Street
Niagara Falls, New York, United States
Wednesday
13
April

Funeral Service

5:00 pm
Wednesday, April 13, 2022
Zajac Funeral Home Inc.
319 24th Street
Niagara Falls, New York, United States

Final Resting Place

Mount Calvary Cemetery
800 Pine Ridge Heritage Blvd.
Cheektowaga, New York, United States
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