M. Bruce Melton -- Coventry

Henault - Gallogly Funeral Home & Cremation Services M. Bruce Melton, 83, of Coventry, passed away Monday evening, Dec. 19, 2011 at home surrounded by his loving family.

He was the beloved husband of the late Dorothy M. (Lesniak) Melton. Born in Pueblo, Colorado, a son of the late Oliver and Mary (Martin) Melton. He was a resident of Coventry for many years.

Mr. Melton was a machinist at Stanley Bostitch in East Greenwich for 30 years before retiring in 1992. He was a WW II Navy Veteran and enjoyed building model ships.

He is survived by three daughters, Donna Leigh Felles of Castle Rock, CO, Patricia A. Malbaurn and Cathy M. Smith both of Coventry; a son, Dennis B. Melton of Coventry; eleven grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren.

Visitation will be held Friday, Dec. 23, 2011 from 9:00 – 10:00 am in the HENAULT-GALLOGLY Funeral Home, 5 Eddy Street, West Warwick, followed by interment with military honors in RI Veterans Cemetery, Exeter. Information and condolences please visit:

Condolence Messages
Mr. Melton was the Father of my Half Sister Donna Melton Motta who was raised by my father, George Motta. I met Mr. Melton on two occasions in my life, Once when I was a young boy and again in my teens, he was a nice man who cared deeply for his Family. He will be missed by all his Family, but espesially by my Sister Donna whos relationship with Mr. Melton was cut short by my Mother many years ago. My Condolences to The Melton family, rest in peace for eternity Mr. Melton, I know my Sister Loved you and wanted to be with you when she was a litle girl.
-- Ron Motta (04/27/12)
I will always remember Bruce with great memories. He was wonderful to me growing up. Took me on vacation, lots of races in his camper to Stafford Spring. He was fun to be around and loved a lot. He will be missed. Thanks for the memories. Love Maureen
-- Love, Maureen (12/21/11)

Reported: 12/20/11 (Show all obituaries for this day)

By: Henault - Gallogly Funeral Home & Cremation Services (Show all obituaries and information about this funeral home)

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