Evelyn Meleta

Evelyn Meleta (Maytszak)

Wednesday, January 3rd, 1934 - Thursday, February 21st, 2019
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Obituary

Evelyn Meleta died Thursday February 21, 2019 at Chatham Hills Care Center in Chatham, NJ. She was 85.
Evelyn was born on January 3, 1934 in Maspeth, Queens, NY, a daughter of the late Eva (Wackowska) and Walter Maytszak, where she lived before moving to Staten Island, NY. She has lived in Gillette, NJ with her son for the last 4 years.
She attended Middle School at PS 73 in Maspeth, Queens, NY and was a graduate of Grover Cleveland HS. class of 1951.
She worked as an Administrative Assistant for McAndrews Adjustment Company for many years before retiring 20 years ago.
Evelyn's greatest joy was spending time with her family, most especially her grandchildren.
She was pre-deceased by her husband Michael Meleta in 2014, and her son Michael J. Meleta, also her brother Teddy Macak, and 2 sisters Laura McCormick and Sophie Kaminski.
Evelyn is survived by her son Robert J. Meleta and his wife Karen, her daughter-in-law Cathy and her husband George Montgomery, and her adored grandchildren Andrew, Michael, Kenneth and Patrick. She is also survived by her lifelong friend from Georgia, Connie Keighron, whom she has known since attending 7th grade and were best friends through high school.
Visitation for Evelyn will be Saturday February 23, 2019 from 1 - 5 PM at the Valley Memorial Funeral Home 1012 Valley Rd., Gillette, NJ with a 4:00 PM prayer service officiated by Pastor Peter Pendell. Burial will be Monday, February 25, 2019 at Resurrection Cemetery in Staten Island, NY. For more information and online condolences visit valleymemorialfuneralhome.net.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Saturday, February 23rd, 2019 | 1:00pm - 5:00pm
    When
    Saturday, February 23rd, 2019 1:00pm - 5:00pm
    Location
    Valley Memorial Funeral Home
    Address
    1012 Valley Rd
    GILLETTE, NJ 07933
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Saturday, February 23rd, 2019 | 4:00pm
    When
    Saturday, February 23rd, 2019 4:00pm
    Location
    Valley Memorial Funeral Home
    Address
    1012 Valley Rd
    GILLETTE, NJ 07933
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Pastor Peter Pendell
  • Interment

    Location
    Resurrection Cemetery
    Address
    361 Sharrott Ave
    STATEN ISLAND, NY 10309
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    Burial will be Monday February 25, 2019 11:00 AM

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Cathy and George Montgomery / Cindy and John Cri

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The Ricciardi Family - Nick, Joanie, Nick, Sophia

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To The Meleta Family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time.
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Posted at 12:46pm
In memory of Evelyn, a very nice lady. May she rest in God's peace. We all miss her at Reformed Church Home! With our deepest sympathies.
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The O'Toole Family

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Rob and Family, You are in our Prayers. "Do not sorrow, for the joy of the Lord is your strength." Nehemiah 8:10
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Sophie Roedel

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Robert, My deepest sympathy to you and your family on the passing of you mother. I knew your mom And dad thru my wonderful mother-in-law, Laura McCormick. Sophie Roedel
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