In Memory

Tom Melchionne

Thomas Melchionne
Class of '72
Thomas Keith Melchionne. a resident of Slidell. Louisiana, was born December 2. 1953 and passed away on June 4. 2020 in a tragic automobile accident. He was born in Eau Claire. Wisconsin, and he was the son of Joseph P. Melchionne and the late Mary Elizabeth Melchionne. Tom was an 8-year U.S. Army veteran with time spent in Germany. He loved his country, western shows and war movies, and traveling to historical sites. He and his wife Nancie were proud members of the Patriot Guard Riders. Tom spent nearly 30 years with Lockheed Martin as a Quality Control Inspector. His most recent employment was with Home Depot.
In his passing he leaves behind his wife Nancie Felder Melchionne, a daughter Mandy. and 2 sons. Joseph and John. He is also survived by two brothers. William Melchionne and Anthony Melchionne. and two sisters. Marili Melchionne and Vicki Erwin, and his beloved dog. Thor. He was preceded in death by his daughter Danielle.
Tom found joy in being needed and helping others. Jesus said. "If anyone serves me. the Father will honor him." Tom will be dearly missed by those who were fortunate enough to have known him. Following cremation, his remains will be buried at the Southeast Louisiana Veterans Cemetery in Slidell. The family will attend a memorial service at Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Slidell in the near future. In lieu of flowers, donations are requested to go to the Patriot Guard Riders and Aldersgate United Methodist Church.