John H. Mellott, Sr., 81, of Oberlin, passed on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 in UPMC Pinnacle Harrisburg Hospital.
He was born in Amaranth, PA, on July 22, 1938 to the late Hollis and Betty Mellott. John graduated from Central Dauphin High School, Class of 1956, he then earned a Bachelors Degree in education from Shippensburg University, and then his Masters Degree from Temple University. He was a member of the Neidig Memorial United Methodist Church and sang in the church choir for many years. John worked and retired as a teacher for the West Shore School District. He was a member of the West Shore Education Assn., Pennsylvania State Education Assn., National Education Assn., and Middletown Hunters and Anglers Club.
On August 24th, 1957, he married his wife Sandra, who passed on August 24th, 2016 after 59 years of marriage. John is survived by his two children, son, John H. Mellott, Jr. and his wife Carol, his daughter, Amy Leon Guerrero and her husband, Timothy: five grandchildren, Elizabeth, Emily, Benjamin, Nathan and Elijah. He is also survived by one brother, Ronald W. Mellott, and his wife Stephanie.
All funeral services will be private and held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are under the direction of Wiedeman Funeral Home and Cremation Services-Steelton
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Neidig Memorial United Methodist Church, 1251 Highland St., Harrisburg, PA 17113