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Mary Jane Mellott 1940-2024

Mary Jane Mellott, 83, of Mercersburg, passed away on Saturday, April 13, 2024 at her home surrounded by her family.

Mary Jane Mellott
Mary Jane Mellott

Born July 3, 1940 in Greencastle, PA, she was a daughter of the late John H. and Thelma M. Wolff Burkett.

Mary graduated from Greencastle Antrim High School and worked 30 years as a seamstress for Stanley Clothing Company.

Mary enjoyed baking and decorating cakes, gardening, and cooking. She loved shopping and visiting the local flea markets, traveling, and spending time with her grand and great-grandchildren.

Mary was a dedicated volunteer and member of the St. Thomas Assembly of God.

Mary is survived by a son, Jeffrey E. Mellot, a daughter, Brenda L. (Lester) Risser, 5 grandchildren, 13
great-grandchildren, two brothers, John and Walter Burkett, and two sisters, Dororthy Sites and Barbara
Crouse.

Mary was preceded in death by her husband, Earl J. Mellott who passed in 2017, a brother, Clinton
Burkett, and a nephew, Rusty Burkett.

A funeral service will be 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 20, 2024 at the St. Thomas Assembly of God with
Pastor Josh Baldwin officiating. There will be a viewing 1 hour prior to the service.

Burial will take place at the Macedonia United Brethren Church Cemetery.

The family would like to thank SpiriTrust Lutheran Hospice for their help and request that in lieu of
flowers, donations may be sent to SpiriTrust Lutheran Hospice in memory of Mary.

Arrangements by Fries Funeral Home Inc., Mercersburg, PA.

To send flowers to the family of Mary Jane Mellott, please visit the Heartfelt Sympathies Store.


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