Melina T. Amicon

September 24, 1911 ‒ February 15, 2011

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Melina T. Amicon, age 99, of Mount Vernon passed away on Tuesday, February 15, 2011 at the Country Club Retirement Campus in Mount Vernon. She was born on September 24, 1911 in Arnold, PA, a daughter of the late Crescenzio “Sam” and Maria Teresa (Rossi) Perotti.

Melina worked for the former Ringwalt’s Department Store for 28 years and Pitkin’s Corner in Mount Vernon. She also worked for the Mount Vernon News. Melina was a member of Saint Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Mount Vernon and the Ladies of the Moose Lodge #824. She loved activities with her family and she enjoyed dancing.

Melina is survived by nieces, Sharon (Jim) Zak of Gambier, Teresa (Jim) Sewall and Mary (Gordon) Hayes of Mount Vernon; nephew, John (Debbie) Pribonic of Mount Vernon, Charles (Maxine) Andreas of Powell; great nieces, Gena, Amy, Andrea, Tara, and Beverly; great nephews, Matt, Mark, Ty, Curt, Jacob, and Josh; and 18 great great nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Melina was preceded in death by her first husband, Leslie W. Miller; her second husband, Charles Amicon; sisters, Ada Giulioli and Rose Pribonic; a brother, Geno Perotti; and a nephew, Mario Giulioli.

The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. on Wednesday, February 23, 2011 at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home, 619 East High St., Mount Vernon, where the Rosary will be recited following the calling hours.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Thursday, February 24, 2011 at Saint Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Mount Vernon with Rev. Father Mark J. Hammond as the Celebrant. Burial will follow in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.

Memorial contributions may be made to Saint Vincent de Paul Catholic School, 206 East Chestnut St., Mount Vernon, OH 43050.

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The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home of Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Melina T. Amicon.