Melissa K. Shay, 62, of Eau Claire Rd, Parker, Venango Township, passed away Friday, December 2, 2022, at her residence with her daughter Shanon by her side.
Melissa was born in Trenton, Michigan on February 28, 1960. She was the daughter of the late William D. and Frances R. Keel Smith.
Melissa served in the United States Air Force from January 13, 1982, until November 11, 1985. She enjoyed being at home, reminiscing for hours, and most especially the company of her grandchildren.
Melissa is survived by a step-daughter Shanon Calderone and her husband Stephen; a step-son Jon Shay; a daughter in law Rita Shay, her grandchildren: Leigh Shay, Matthew Kennedy, Nathan Kennedy, Isabelle Kennedy, Maddie Kennedy, Hannah Kennedy, Dakota Shay and Abbigail Shay.
In addition to her parents, Melissa was preceded in death by her husband Barry C. Shay who passed away on May 3, 2019.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Hile Funeral Home of St. Petersburg. Interment with military honors will be in the Clintonville M. E. Cemetery.
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