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Melville was born on June 29, 1924 and passed away on Saturday, August 5, 2017.

Melville was a resident of Silver Spring, Maryland at the time of passing.

Mr. Blake earned a Bachelor's degree from the School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University and a Master's degree from George Washington University.

In 1943, he joined the United States Army, serving in the Philippine Islands as an officer in the 12th Infantry Division.

A Memorial Funeral Mass will be held at the Church of the Little Flower, 5607 Massachusetts Ave, Bethesda, MD on Monday, September 11, 2017 at 12 Noon, followed by interment at Rock Creek Cemetery in Washington, DC along with his beloved wife, Rozanne.

In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity, Gift of Peace House, 2800 Otis Street, NE, Washington, DC 20018.