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John B Melker, Sr

Trenton, Mercer County, New Jersey, USA
Death 12 Feb 2007 (aged 77)
Trenton, Mercer County, New Jersey, USA
Burial Trenton, Mercer County, New Jersey, USA
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Trentonian, The (Trenton, NJ) - Wednesday, February 14, 2007 Deceased Name: John B. Melker Sr., 77

Mr. Melker was born in Trenton and a lifelong resident.

Mr. Melker retired in 1999 after 12 years of service with the Trenton Police Department. He was formerly employed by Garden State Land in Princeton for 10 years.

He was a member of Hamilton Elks Lodge 2262 and Our Lady of Sorrows-St. Anthony's Parish, both of Hamilton.

John was the son of the late Frank and Ruth South Melker, husband of the late Emma M. Enourato Melker, and brother of the late Frank, Richard, and Welling Melker, and Margaret Martelloni.

He is survived by three sons and daughters-in-law, John B. Melker Jr. of Ewing Township and his friend, Diane Hannisch, Michael A. and Nina Melker of Hamilton Square, and Robert R. Melker of Lawrenceville; six daughters and sons-in-law, Deborah M. and George Morris of Sewell, Karen A. and Steve Struck of Hamilton Township, Donna L. and Barry Hawley of Chesterfield, Florence and Al Auletta of Washington Township, Margaret and Charles Graff of Lambertville, and Dawn L. and R. John Antinoro of Hamilton Township; three brothers, Russell and Robert Melker, both of Ewing, and Clarence Melker of Princeton; two sisters, Ruth Manfredi of Ewing and Florence Melker of Hamilton Township; a sister-in-law, Elsie Melker; 17 grandchildren and a great-grandson; and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, cousins and friends.

The funeral will be held on Saturday (Feb. 17) at 8 a.m. from the Brenna Funeral Home, 340 Hamilton Ave., Trenton.A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. at Our Lady of Sorrows Church, 3816 East State St. Extension, Hamilton. Burial will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery, Hamilton.

Calling hours will be on Friday evening from 6-9 p.m. at the Brenna Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his name to the Memorial and Honor Program, American Diabetes Association, PO Box 1132, Fairfax, VA22038-1132; Tel. 1-800-342-2383.

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