Mervin A. Mellen

February 4, 2013

THREE MILE BAY, N.Y.  —  Mervin A. Mellen, 82, of Three Mile Bay, died Sunday, Feb. 3, at his home under the care of his family and friends.

He was born May 14, 1930, in Ellisburg, the son of, Albert and Sylvia Mellen, he attended schools in Woodville and Bellville. 

He married Marjorie J. Thompson on June 21, 1956.

Mervin, Marjorie and son Cecil owned and operated Porky’s Grocery and Diner and Silver Streak Water Delivery. 

Mr. Mellen also worked road construction and at various dairy farms throughout the north country from the age of 11.

Mervin enjoyed country music and camping in his recreational vehicle. 

He was also a member of the Three Mile Bay Fire Department for over 45 years.

Surviving are a son, Cecil E. Mellen, Three Mile Bay; two granddaughters, Aubrey and Kat; two sisters, Arlene Arglan, Fulton, and Peggy (Doris) Mills, and a brother and his wife, Clarence and Darlene Presley, Adams.

His wife Marjorie, two broth
ers, Harley and Richard, a sister, Marion, and his special friend Rose Baker, all died before him.

In lieu of flowers donations may be given to the Three mile Bay Fire Hall.

The family will have a memorial service in the spring. 

There will be no services at this time.

Arrangements are with Becker-Cleveland Funeral Home, Chaumont.



Information provided by Cleveland Funeral Home and Newzjunky, Watertown, N.Y.