Eleanor Catharine Melvin

Eleanor Melvin (nee Hunt) of Winchester passed away peacefully after a brief illness at Winchester District Memorial Hospital on Sun., Dec.21, 2014. She was 88.
She was the beloved wife of the late Roy Ivan Melvin, and the loving mother of Russell, Maureen (Gerald) Patterson, Richard (Susan), Leland, Kenneth, Donnalee (the late Dennis) Liezert, Bill (Marlene), and Garry (Roxane). She was the cherished Grandma of Scott (Maggie), Michael (Diane), David, Lindsey, Caitlin, Tommy, Brittany, and Brianne; and great-grandson Drew. Eleanor was the dear sister of Marguerite, Leo (Theresa), and Charlie (Ellen) Hunt; and was predeceased by Eileen Smythe, Jim, Leonard, and Francis Hunt.
By Eleanor’s request, there is no visitation. Cremation with a private family graveside service will be held in the spring.
By family request, donations may be made to the Inkerman United Church or the Dundas Food Bank.
The arrangements are entrusted to Byers Funeral Home in South Mountain (613-989-3836). Online condolences may be made atwww.byersfuneralhomeinc.com.