Merced Sun Star, Monday, August 30, 1993

John Mello, 83 - Retired dairyman

   EL Nido -- John Mello, a retired dairyman, died Saturday at Mercy Hospital in Merced.  He was 83.
   Mr. Mellow was born in the Azores on Feb. 8, 1910.  He lived in El Nido for 58 years and was a dairyman for 56 years.
   Mr. Mellow was preceded in death by two sisters, Mary Crowley and Alice, both in 1993, and a brother, Joe.
   He is survived by his wife, Evelyn Mello of El Nido; a daughter, Peggy Sowers of Merced; three sons, Ted Mello of El Nido, Eddie and David Mello, both of Oregon; three sisters, Margaret Cotta and Clementine Marks, both of El Nido, and Josephine Seibert of Modesto; three brothers, Frank and Joe Mello, both of El Nido, and Tony Mello of Paradise Island; 15 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
   No visitation is planned and inurement will be private.
   Ivers and Alcorn Funeral Home of Merced is handling the arrangements.


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