Melladew, Gerald Eugene, "Buddy", age 88, of Newburgh, NY, on Saturday, November 11, 2017. Born in Springfield, MA, Gerald was raised in Prospect Park, NJ and lived much of his life in Hawthorne, NJ before moving to Newburgh. He worked as a photo engraver for Hamilton Photo Engraving and later owned his own company United Passaic Graphics.. He was a parishioner of Our Lady of Fatima, R.C. Church in Plattekill, NY and a former parishioner of St. Anthony R.C. Church in Hawthorne. Gerald was a spiritual man who had a passion for fishing. He was a generous and caring man and loved animals and baseball.
Gerald was the beloved brother of Clifton Melladew of Swanton, VT, Barbara Melladew of Newburgh, NY, Howard Melladew and his wife Sharon of Little Egg Harbor and the late Joan Shatwell (2012). He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Funeral will depart at 9am on Thursday, November 16, 2017 from the Browning-Forshay Funeral Home, 557 Lafayette Ave., Hawthorne for a 9:30am funeral mass at St. Anthony R.C. Church, Hawthorne. Interment will follow at George Washington Memorial Park, Paramus. Friends may visit at the funeral home on Wednesday from 2-4 & 7-9pm.