Age 91, of Kennedy Twp., formerly of Brentwood, passed away on May 14, 2019 surrounded by her loved ones. She was the beloved wife of the late Harold A. Stover; loving mother of Armella D., Kenneth (Sharon), David (the late Anne), Janine, Shirley (Tom) Schnepp, Harold (Yvonne), Russell (Lisa) Stover, and the late Carol (the late Bob) Bisbey; devoted grandmother of Jacqueline, Jeffrey, Jamie, Kristin, Amanda, Jennifer, Bubby, Robin, Emily and Conner; great-grandmother of Andrew, Carley, Kaylee, Brandon, Lucy, Paige, Ava, Collin, Riley, Griffin, and Ryan.
Mel was a Pittsburgh sports fanatic, attending games well into her late 80’s. She was known for wanting to walk or take the bus everywhere and never forgot a person she met along the way. Her children will give a toast to her with her famous blackberry wine high ball.
Family will receive friends from 2-4 and 6-8 PM FRIDAY at the McDERMOTT FUNERAL HOME, INC., 334 Forest Grove Road, Kennedy Twp., where prayers will be offered 9:00 AM SATURDAY, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 AM in St. Malachy Church.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Diabetes Association, diabetes.org, or to Autism Speaks, autismspeaks.org.
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