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Uriel J. (Allen) Melon

Family & friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service on Saturday, December 8th at 11:00 a.m., in the Greenwood Memorial United Methodist Church, 378-A Washington Street, Dorchester for Uriel J. (Allen) Melon, who died on Sunday, November 18th at Ledgewood Rehabilitation & Skilled Nursing Care Center of Beverly, following a long illness. She was 86 years old.

Uriel was born, raised & educated in Cudjoehead, Montserrat. In 1970, she & her husband, Richenel moved to the United States, settling in Boston. It was there they made their home and raised their family. Uriel had a passion for cooking and worked in Boston Children’s Hospital in the cafeteria. During this time, she earned her bachelor’s degree in Culinary Arts at Northeastern University and would work her way up to chef. Her career at Boston Children’s Hospital spanned over 30 years. She had a very deep faith and was a dedicated member of the Greenwood Memorial United Methodist Church in Dorchester, where she served as the past treasurer and organizer. Throughout the years, she planned and traveled extensively with members of the congregation.

She is the devoted wife of the late Richenel A. Melon, who passed on September 2nd, 2016. She is the loving & cherished mother of Matthew L. Melon & his wife Lia C. Peacock – Melon of Saugus. Adored Nanny of Elena & Brody Melon & the late John Melon. Dear sister of John Ryan of Florida & the late Matthew Ryan. She is also lovingly survived by several nieces, nephews, grandnieces & grandnephews and many loving friends and extended family members.


Services

Memorial Service

Saturday, December 8th at 11:00 a.m., in the Greenwood Memorial United Methodist Church, 378-A Washington Street, Dorchester

Interment

Will be Private

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, 309 Waverly Oaks Rd., Waltham, MA 02452.


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