|Charlotte M. (McKeen) Mellen, 95, of 3 Belmont Lane, Amherst, died Tuesday, July 20, 1999, at St. Joseph Hospital.
Mrs. Mellen was born March 14, 1904 in New York, daughter of Edward McKeen and Aimee (Lewis) McKeen Polmatier.
She had lived in Amherst for the past 2 ˝ years and formerly lived in Merrimack and Hudson for many years.
Mrs. Mellen was the widow of Judah H. Mellen who died in 1988. She and her husband owned and operated a dairy farm on Barretts Hill Road in Hudson from 1939 until 1965. Mrs. Mellen also taught elementary school in Merrimack for 14 years before retiring in 1968.
She was a member of Merrimack Valley Baptist Church in south Merrimack. Mrs. Mellen was educated in Lowell, Mass., and graduated from Lowell High School. She also graduated from the former Lowell Normal School.
A son Clayton Roger Mellen, who died in 1997, predeceased her.
Survivors include two daughter and son-in-laws, Ruth J and Richard W. Gage of Amherst and Esther and Ralph Taylor of Springfield, Va.; five grandchildren, Cindy Peterson and her husband Mark and Roger S. Mellen all of Waukesha, Wis., John J. Sturtevant and Angela Pasquantonio of Plainville, Mass., Nancy B. Sturtevant and her husband Mike Dionne of Gainsville, Ga., and Sheri Ann Nuanez of Concord’ nine great grandchildren, Jessica and Andrew Peterson, Nicole, Michelle and Christine Mellen, Nicky and Bobbie Pasquantonio, Jack Sturtevant and Katy Rose Dionne.
A funeral service in her honour was held in the Chapel of Memories, Davis Funeral Home, One Lock Street, Nashua on Thursday afternoon at two o’clock. Friends were invited to attend. Visiting hours were held in the David Funeral Home on Thursday from twelve o’clock noon until the time of the service. The Reverend Larry Clouse, pastor of Merrimack Valley Baptist Church, officiated. Interment prays and burial followed immediately in Hills Farms Cemetery in Hudson.