We want your news! Send us: News release |Letter to the Editor | Share a picture | Newborn | Birthday | Engagement | Wedding | Other Milestone
Today








Marilyn J. Mellen, 80

OSWEGO, NY – Marilyn J. Mellen, 80, of Oswego, passed away Sunday December 23, 2012, at Oswego Hospital.

Born in Fulton, NY, she was the daughter of the late Edwin Smith Sr. and Mary (Andrews) Smith.

She was employed at Hillcrest Nursing home for eight years.

She enjoyed gambling, scratch off tickets and gardening.

Surviving are three daughters, Deborah (David) Shannon of Town of Oswego, Mary Elizabeth (James) Gardner of Syracuse and Diane (Jon Secrest) Henry of Town of Oswego; one brother, David L. Smith of Annapolis, Md.; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her husband, Hollis M. Mellen, on December 13, 2012. She was also predeceased by her son, Steven; and brother, Edwin R. Smith Jr.

Calling hour will be held 3-5 p.m. Wednesday, at the Nelson Funeral Home, with a service to follow.

Spring burial will be in Oswego Town Rural Cemetery.

Online condolences may be made at www.nelson-funeralhome.com

Print This Post Print This Post

One thought on “Marilyn J. Mellen, 80

  1. To the family of Hollis and Marilyn, So sorry we did not know
    of the passing of your Mom and Dad until tonight. To0 late to
    pay our respects in person.
    Please accept our deepest sympathy from our family.
    Roger, Teresa, MaryBeth, Michael and Steven Dings

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


*

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

 

Search Our Archives:

The Port City Pauses To Say ‘Thank You’ To Its Fallen Heroes

Memorial Day is sacred to all veterans and families of veterans, according to George Hoffman, the master of ceremonies. “We owe it to our fallen heroes to pause from our routine so that we may respectfully honor their lives and sacrifices for liberty and freedom,” he said. “Our defenders are ordinary Americans performing extraordinary deeds,” he added.

Continue reading


Robert W. Gehan, 75

Robert W. Gehan, 75, a resident of Scriba, passed away on Sunday May 24, 2015, at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester.

Continue reading


Dorothy T. Stone

Dorothy Teepell Stone of Kirkville and formerly of Phoenix, died Sunday, May 24, 2015, at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse, with family at her side.

Continue reading


Pet of the Week – Teela

Teela is a pretty five-year-old tiger cat. She is small but has a big heart. She enjoys snuggling with her people and when she wants her head scratched, she’ll find you! She gets along well with other cats and the two dogs she lives with. She also has a lot of ambition.

Continue reading


James ‘Jimmie’ E. Strough Sr., 82

James E. Strough Sr., 82, of Volney, passed away Sunday May 24, 2015, at Van Duyn Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing in Syracuse, surrounded by his loving family.

Continue reading



v3_2014_64