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Melanie T. (nee Tur) Marchetti

Obituary for Melanie T. (nee Tur) Marchetti

October 4, 2017


Melanie T. (nee Tur), passed away Wednesday, October 4th, at the age of 74. Born in Puerto Rico to the late William and Amparo Tur, Melanie was a long time resident of Fairless Hills, PA. She was an active member of St. Francis Cabrini Catholic Church and enjoyed many hobbies such as gardening, bowling, shooting pool bingo and playing the slot machines in Atlantic City. She also loved to cook and considered herself a gourmet chef. In the late1970's Melanie became a crane operator for US Steel becoming one of the first women to break through the all male barrier in the steel industry.

Preceded in death by her daughter Marina, Melanie is survived by her loving husband, Bernard J. Marchetti, and her adoring children Julio, Gherman, Melanie, and Amparo.

Family and friends are invited to Melanie's Funeral Service to begin promptly at 11:30 AM at Washington Crossing National Cemetery,  830 Highland Rd, Newtown, PA 18940. Funeral Services provided by Beck Givnish Life Celebration Home, 7400 New Falls Rd, Levittown PA 19055, 215-946-7600. To share your fondest memories of Melanie, please visit

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