David Phillip Mellina

| 18 Aug 2015 | 07:05

David Phillip Mellina, an 18-year-resident of Warwick and the vice president of sales and design for DPJ Sign Company in Rahway, N.J., entered into rest on Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015, at home.

He was born on Jan. 29, 1951, in the Bronx and raised in Plainview.

The son of Larry Mellina and Joan Gordon Mellina, he also was the younger brother to the late Larry Mellina Jr.

He was a member of the Warwick Country Club and a member of the Tuesday Night Industrial Bowling League at Pin Street, Warwick.

David was a former member of the Lords Valley Country Club in Lords Valley, Pa.

Survivors include his wife of 28 years, Veronica Mellina; daughter Danielle Mellina; son Derek Mellina; brother Gregg Mellina; several nieces and nephews and many cousins.

David’s family would like to extend their thanks to Joann and Ellie of Hospice of Orange and Sullivan for the wonderful care they provided to him during his illness.

A funeral Mass was celebrated Aug. 18 at St. Stephen’s Church in Warwick.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital PO Box 1000 Dept. 142 Memphis, TN 38101-9908; St. Stephen’s Church 75 Sanfordville Rd. Warwick, NY 10990; Warwick Valley Humane Society PO Box 61 Warwick, NY 10990; Hospice of Orange & Sullivan 800 Stony Brook Court, Newburgh, NY 12550.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the T.S. Purta Funeral Home.

To send a condolence online, please go to www.purtafuneralhome.com.