Jacqueline M. Melnick

March 24, 1927 - September 1, 2013

03/24/1927 - 09/01/2013

MELNICK, Jacqueline M., 86, of Moundsville, W.Va., died September 1, 2013, at Reynolds Memorial Hospital, Glen Dale, W.Va., surrounded by her loving family.

She was born March 24, 1927, in Moundsville, a daughter of the late William and Lena Elizabeth Ryan Bonar.

She was a retired employee from the former Blake’s Kiddie Korral, a Protestant by faith, and a graduate of Moundsville High School.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John Melnick and two sisters; Iris Riggs and Karen Laing.

Surviving are two sons; David Alex Anna Hitchcock Melnick of Moundsville and Jeffrey Alan Trish Melnick of Virginia Beach, Va.; a daughter Melisa Robbins of Ranson, W.Va.; a brother William Joanne Bonar of Moundsville; three sisters; Geraldine Wilkins of Texas, Kibby Roso of Moundsville, and Lynette Warren Whitfeld of Eldersville, Pa. Eight grandchildren; David Alex Melnick, Jr., Barry Alan Melnick, Mark Daniel Melnick, Amy Rachele Melnick, Nichole Elizabeth Melnick, John Austin Robbins, Jessica Ann Robbins, and Jennifer Ann Robbins; several great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and great nieces and nephews.

Friends received Wednesday, September 4, 2013, from 2-4 and 6-8 pm at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, Lutes & Kirby-Vance Chapel, 118 Grant Avenue, Moundsville, where services will be held at 11:00 am Thursday, September 5, 2013.

Entombment in Riverview Cemetery Mausoleum, Moundsville.

On-line condolences may be expressed to the family at altmeyer.com

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Jim Suter
8 years ago

Dear Melnick family.I am so sorry for your loss.God Bless

Sallie and Mike Wilkins
8 years ago

I will miss the twinkle in her eyes and the warmth of her smile. Her laugh was very contagious. Jackie was a very sharing person who always made you feel welcome.

Jerry Bonar Wilkins
8 years ago

I will remember always my beloved sister Jackie and treasure the many wonderful memories of our lives together and miss her as long as I live

Barbara Birch
8 years ago

Jeff & Trish and family: I am so sorry to learn of Jackie’s death. She was a wonderful woman. I would have been there for all of you had I not been in South Carolina and won’t be home until Saturday. I will keep you all in my thoughts and prayers.

Karen Robbins
8 years ago

John, Jess, Jennifer & Missy, I am so sorry for your loss. You all have wonderful memories to treasure forever. I am so glad that Jackie knew she has two baby girls that will carry her name!! What a super “Grandma” she was!!

My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this sad time.

I love you guys!!


Tom Riggs
8 years ago

Very sorry that I couldn’t be there. Aunt Jackie was so sweet and wonderful to me. I will miss her sense of humor and loving smile. She was a great lady. Iris loved her so much and was so close to her. I am happy they are now together in heaven.

Jay Knapp
8 years ago

Very sorry to hear about Mrs. Melnick. My thoughts and sympathy are with all of you.