June 15, 1935 – March 4, 2019
Our beloved father and grandfather, Francisco Melve, 83, passed away on March 04, 2019. "Frank" was born on June 15, 1935 to Jose and Genoveva Melve and was raised in Corpus Christi, Texas. He married the love of his life Mary Prado Melve in 1962. He owned a small resale shop when he was young, and also worked in construction. He loved his wife, children, grandchildren, brothers/sisters, cousins and close friends- Hope Saudia and Andrea Saudia very much.
Frank enjoyed attending Saint Pius Catholic Church every Sunday with his son and grandchildren, followed by their family dinners at home. He cherished the time he spent during the holidays with his grandchildren. Frank was also a resident at the Retama Manor North for more than twenty years and loved to joke and give cokes to the staff and other residents.
Frank is preceded in death by his wife Mary Prado Melve, children Frank Melve, Jr. and Joe Henry Melve, parents, Jose and Genoveva Melve; sisters, Carmen Vargas, Consuelo Perez, Juanita Garza, Virginia Rivera, Gloria Morrow; brothers, Joe Melve Jr., and Juan Melve.
He is survived by his son, Peter (Charles); sisters, Blanca Martinez and Susie Trujillo; his brother, Arturo (Nori) Melve; grandchildren, Nicanor, Marco, Jade, Alex and Charlie Melve-Chanley
The family would like to thank the staff at Retama Manor Nursing Home and Post-Acute Specialty Hospital for the care and assistance they provided to our father.
Visitation to be held Friday, March 8, 2019 at 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. with Holy Rosary to be recited at 7 p.m. at Cage-Mills Funeral Directors. Funeral Mass will be at St. Pius Catholic Church on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. with Interment to follow at Rose Hill Memorial Cemetery at 11:30 a.m.
condolences can be sent to: www.cagemillsfuneraldirectors.com
- Mary Melve, Wife
- Jose Melve, Father
- Genoveva Melve, Mother
- Carmen Vargas, Sister
- Consuelo Perez, Sister
- Juanita Garza, Sister
- Virginia Rivera, Sister
- Gloria Morrow, Sister
- Joe Melve Jr., Brother
- Juan Melve, Brother
- Frank Melve Jr., Son
- Juan Melve, Son
- Blanca Martinez, Sister
- Susie Trujillo, Sister
- Arturo (Nori) Melve, Brother
- Peter (Charles) Melve, Son
- Frank also leaves behind his grandchildren, Nicanor, Marco, Jade, Alex, and Charlie Melve-Chanley to all cherish his memory. . .
- Visitation Friday, March 8, 2019
- Holy Rosary Friday, March 8, 2019
- Funeral Mass Saturday, March 9, 2019