Meloni, 72, of South River died Sunday, Nov. 21,
2004, at home.
Brooklyn, N.Y., he lived in New Brunswick before
moving to South River 47 years ago. Mr. Meloni
retired in 1996 after 45 years with E.R. Squibb
and Son, now Bristol-Myers Squibb in
Lawrenceville. For the past 10 years he has been
the co-owner, along with his daughter, of the
Lisiecki Memorial Home in Trenton. He was a
mediator with the NJ Judiciary Municipal Courts
Mediation Program. He was a Navy veteran of the
Korean War, where he served as a radioman 2nd
class aboard the USS Rich 820 from 1951-1955.
Sal was a proud member of the USS Rich
Association and the Tin Can Sailors. He was
a member of American Legion Post 214 in South
River, a past president and member of the South
River Lions Club, 16-D Lions Eye and Ear
Foundation, the South River Fire Department
Exempt Firemen's Association, a life member of
the Central Jersey Football Officials
Association-Raritan Chapter, and the E.R. Squibb
Quarter Century Club. He was a communicant of
Our Lady of Victory R.C. Church in Sayreville.
Son of the
late John B. and Stella DaVella Meloni and
brother of the late Anthony Meloni, he is
survived by his wife of 47 years, Marilyn Holt
Meloni; his daughter, Marilyn S. "Lynn" Meloni
of Trenton; a nephew and his wife, Andreas H.
and Cathy Miller of South River, and a
grandniece and grandnephew, Kelly F. Miller and
Craig A. Miller, both of South River.
services will be held on Saturday at 9:45 a.m.
at Maliszewski Funeral Home, 218 Whitehead Ave.,
South River, followed by a Mass of Christian
Burial at 10:30 a.m. at Our Lady of Victory R.C.
Church, Main St., Sayreville. Interment with
military honors will follow at Washington
Monumental Cemetery, South River. Calling hours
will be 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Wednesday at Lisiecki
Memorial Home, 1028 N. Olden Ave., Trenton, and
from 2 p.m.-4 p.m. and 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Friday at
Maliszewski Funeral Home, 218 Whitehead Ave.,
South River. In lieu of flowers, the family
requests that donations in Sal's name be made to
either the 16-D Lions Eye and Ear Foundation,
c/o Jeanette Ventura, 12 David Drive, Edison, NJ
08820 or to the South River Rescue Squad, 6
Thomas St., South River, NJ 08882. Arrangements
are under the direction of Lisiecki Memorial
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