Danny E. Melone, 69, of Canonsburg, died Friday, May 31, 2019 in the UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh.
He was born April 26, 1950 in Canonsburg, a son of the late William R. Melone and Geraldine Daley Melone Ritter.
Mr. Melone was a 1968 graduate of Chartiers-Houston High School.
He had worked for Bucyrus and Caterpillar, retiring in 2013.
Danny was a former youth coach in baseball, wrestling and football. He also enjoyed cars, computers and sports.
Mr. Melone was a member of American Legion Post # 902 in Houston.
Surviving are his companion of over 40 years, Rose VanDerLee; five children, Stacey Wise (Kevin) and Danielle Melone both of Washington, Danny VanDerLee and Jacquelyn J. Melone (Timmy Hasselou) both of Canonsburg and Connie Melone (Jason Lindsey) of Houston; 13 grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; two brothers; two sisters; and several nieces and nephews.
A daughter Stephanie Melone is deceased.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 Wednesday, June 5, 2019 in the McIlvaine-Speakman Funeral Home Ltd., Robert K. McIlvaine, Owner/Supervisor, 27 Cherry Ave., Houston, PA 15342. Services will be private.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made in Danny’s name to the funeral home.
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