Ione Mella

  • Born: February 6, 1932
  • Died: December 13, 2021
  • Location: Newtown, Pennsylvania

Swartz-Givnish Funeral Home, Inc.

323 East Washington Avenue
Newtown, PA 18940

Tel. (215) 968-3891

Tribute & Message From The Family


Ione Mella, 89, of Newtown, PA died on December 13, 2021 at the home of her daughter. Born in the Dominican Republic, Ione is a former resident of Puerto Rico before moving to Tennessee and then to Newtown.
Ione enjoyed singing, painting nature and traveling the United States, Central and South America with her family.
Ione is the wife of the late Dr. Ernesto E. Sanchez and mother of the late Hector Iniguez and Victor Sanchez. She is survived by her daughters, Maria L. Sanchez and Mary Carmen, and her son-in-law, Dr. Salomon Asmar, and her sister Eunice Mella. She is the grandmother of Emarie, Sara, Gaby, Michelle, Suzie and Carrie. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
A private memorial service will take place on Friday, December 17, 2021 at 11 AM at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 100 Washington Ave., Newtown, PA 18940.

She is deeply loved and will be sorely missed. Rest in Peace in God's arms, dear Mami.