Edward T. Melville
Edward T. Melville
  • July 25, 1925 - November 28, 2014
  • New York

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Edward T. Melville, 89, passed away on Friday, November 28, 2014 at Lakeside-Beikirch Care Center. He was born in Canandaigua, NY, the son of Thomas and Emmalina Melville. He was an Army veteran who fought in the South Pacific during WWII and was awarded a Bronze Star. As a bank executive for Marine Midland/HSBC, he served the communities of Batavia, Brockport and Holley, NY, before retiring in 1987. In his younger years, he was active in the Sertoma Club, VFW, American Legion, Rotary and an Elder at the First Presbyterian Church in Holley.

He is survived by wife, Carole, of 58 years; Children, Douglas (Martha) Melville, Thomas Melville (James Cooper) and Kimberly (Thomas) Phillips; Grandchildren, Sean and Sarah Melville, Chelsea and Ezekiel Phillips; Daughters from previous marriage, Mary Ann Trickey & Family and Sharon Moore & Family; Several Nieces, Nephews, Friends. An honest, kind, decent man with a great sense of humor, Ed will be missed by family and friends alike.

Per Edward's wishes, there will be no calling hours and a private service will be held at the convenience of the family. Memorials can be made to the First Presbyterian Church of Holley or the Veterans of Foreign Wars at VFW.org.