CAMPBELL, Ohio – Funeral services will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday evening, October 7 at the Wasko Funeral Home, with Rev. Michael Swierz officiating, for Joann Melnik, 67, who passed away Sunday afternoon, October 1, 2017.
Joann was born April 22, 1950 in Youngstown, the daughter of Gabriel and Elizabeth Tucker and Cerimele.
She was a 1968 graduate of Boardman High School and later obtained an Associate degree in accounting.
Joann worked as an accountant for more than 34 years.
She enjoyed playing card games, especially in her home with her family and friends. Joann liked playing bingo and loved traveling to the different casinos in the area. She loved swimming, boating, jet skiing and doing crafts.
Joann will be deeply missed by her husband, Michael Melnik of Campbell, whom she married June 5, 2001; her sister, Rose Rudolphi of Austintown; niece, Cheryl Jones of Warren; great-nephews, Darrel and Jeremy Jones of Struthers and her great-niece, Sonya Ann West of Austintown.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her sister, Betty Soroka and her niece, Deborah West.
The Melnik family has entrusted their loved one to the care of the Wasko Funeral Home and will receive family and friends on Saturday, October 7 from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Visit www.waskofamily.com to send Joann’s family online condolences.
A television tribute will air Thursday, October 5 at the following approximate times:
6:41 a.m. WYTV and 8:41 a.m. MyYTV and 9:58 a.m. on FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.