Martin G. ‘Herky’ Melley

Jan. 20, 1939 – Aug. 12, 2018

Martin G. “Herky” Melley, 79, Linthicum, Md., went home to be with the Lord on Sunday at Gilchrist Center, Towson, Md.

He was born in Cresson, son of the late Edward and Mary (Madigan) Melley.

Surviving are his wife, Marie Gail; a son, David Melley and wife, Laurie, of Grasonville, Md.; a daughter, Amy VanOrden and husband, Max, of Parkton, Md.; seven grandchildren; a sister, Mary J. Adams and husband, Francis of Cresson; a brother, Lawrence Melley and wife, Ellen, of Lewes, Del.; and numerous other family members.

He was preceded in death by two brothers and a sister.

Herky was the owner of a food service company, Berkel Inc. He was a member of the Boys and Girls Club.

He enjoyed refereeing basketball.

Friends will be received from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, at Kennedy-Anderson Funeral Home & Cremation Services, where a funeral service will be held at 4 p.m. Wednes-day, Aug. 15, 2018, the Rev. Malachi Van Tassell officiating. Interment will be in St. Francis Xavier Cemetery, Cresson.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to the University of Maryland, Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center, Dr. Rapoport’s Research Program, 22 S. Greene St., Baltimore, MD 21201.

Arrangements are by Kennedy-Anderson Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 233 Keystone Ave., Cresson.

Condolences may be made at KennedyAnderson

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