Melvin W. Kessler, Sr.

Melvin W. Kessler, Sr., age 79, of Newark, DE, formerly of Bellmawr, NJ, passed away surrounded by his family on May 4, 2019. Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Viola (Wells) and William Kessler. Melvin worked as a truck driver and enjoyed fishing, crabbing, country music, John Wayne and Texas Ranger movies. In addition to his parents, Melvin was predeceased by his brother, Kenneth Charles Kessler and his wife, Phyllis Kessler in 2015.

Melvin is survived by his daughter, Lisa Bodine of Wilmington, DE; his sons, Melvin W. Kessler, Jr. of Newark, DE and Thomas Kessler of Delran, NJ; his grandchildren, Brandi, William, Tyler, Dillon, Brittney, Thomas “TJ”, and Kyle; and his great grandchildren, Myanna and Laurence.

Friends and family are invited to call on Monday May 13, 2019 from 12 P.M. to 2 P.M. with funeral services beginning at 2 P.M. at Mealey Funeral Homes, 2509 Limestone Road Wilmington, DE 19808. Burial will be private.


Submitted by DW on
To the Family, so sorry for your loss. Hope you will be comforted in knowing that Melvin has the prospect of being resurrected, healthy (in the flesh), to Paradise Earth just as Jehovah God has promised. In fact , the vast majority will enjoy everlasting life right here on earth as God had intended from the beginning. God's Kingdom will do this under the rule of Jesus Christ. READ John 5:28, 29, Job 14:14, 15,Psalms 37:29, Matthew 6:9,10, Matthew 5:5 and Revelation 21:2-4 Go To: JW.ORG

Submitted by Lisa Bodine on
Rest easy dad.. you're with mom now. I miss you already. You gave us one awesome ass childhood filled with laughter, fun, and parties. Thought we had more time. There's never enough time. See you soon dad.

Submitted by Ana Williams on
We are never prepared for the loss of our love ones. May you have many happy memories. Almighty God Jehovah promises to remove death, sickness, and suffering in the very near future. Revelation 21:4 Acts 24:15

Submitted by Sonia on
Please accept my sincere condolences for your loss. May the peace of God that surpasses all understanding guard your hearts and your mental powers by means of Christ Jesus.” (Phil. 4:7) May the hope of a resurrection right here on a restored earth bring you comfort. (John 5:28, 29) Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice 29 and come out, those who did good things to a resurrection of life) Psalm 37:11, 29) But the meek will possess the earth, And they will find exquisite delight in the abundance of peace. The righteous will possess the earth, And they will live forever on it. My deepest sympathy