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John MelnikJohn S. Melnik, age 70 of Elyria and formerly of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at Mercy New Life Hospice Center in Lorain following a brief illness. John was born April 4, 1947 in Cleveland where he made his home all of his life until moving to Elyria three years ago.

Over his working career John was a truck driver and a Cab Driver for Yellow Cab Co. in Cleveland. He proudly served in the United States Navy. He was a member of the V.F.W. Post #58 in Tremont. The primary focus of his life was his family. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather.

He is survived by his wife of 46 years Jean Melnik (nee Leinweber); his daughter Tracy (James) Jackson of Vermilion; his grandchildren Christopher and Avory Jackson; and his sister Margaret Brykalski of North Royalton.

He was preceded in death three sisters Helen Aloi, Jean Eckert, and Josephine Martinkowski; and by his parents John and Helen Melnik (nee Way)

Graveside services will be held at the Western Reserve National Cemetery, 10175 Rawiga Rd., Seville, Ohio 44273 on Friday, June 8, 2018 at 1:00 P.M.

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