Merced Sun-Star 25 Sept 2002; Obituaries Pg B2

   Feb 14, 1941 - Sept 21 2002
   Ted Mello a resident of Merced for 42 years passed away Saturday, September 21, 2002.
   Mr. Mello was a Truck Driver for Bartlett Petroleum for 14 years.
   Mr. Mello is survived by his wife Sandy Mello of Merced; his daughters, Mary Mello of Corvallis, OR, Liz DeJardins of Portland, OR, Rhonda Pedersen of Portland, OR, Christine Mello of Kalamath Falls, OR, Cindy Cummings of Portland, OR; brothers Edward Mello of Portland, OR, David Mello of Portland, OR; sister Peggy Pollard of Lodi, CA and 15 grandchildren.
   Graveside Services will be held on Friday, September 27, 2002 at 2:00 pm Merced District Cemetery, with Robert Henson officiating.
   Remembrances will be made to Hinds Hospice - P.O. Box 763, Merced, CA.
   All services are under the direction of Stratford Evans Merced Funeral Chapel.

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