Mel was born in San Francisco and lived in the Bay Area most of his life. After graduation, he enlisted in the army and was stationed in Honolulu, Hawaii. Upon return, he met his true love, Athena Megremis. They were happily married for 54 years.
Together they started their family In Sunnyvale, then in 1964 moving to San Jose where they lived for over 50 years. Raising their children; Ken, Cray, Jim and Sandy.
His passion for science and technololgy drew him to a start-up company in Palo Alto named Hewlett Packard. He was a dedicated and loyal employee for 29 years.
Mel was a very kind and gentle man who loved spending time with family & friends. He especially enjoyed time with his grandchildren, Damien, Amanda, Melissa, and Julie.
In his last years, he lived at Pacific Gardens in Santa Clara. He passed away peacefully at home, at the age of 90 years. He will be missed, but not forgotten.
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