Melissa Silvia Zicarelli

October 9, 1990September 3, 2018
Obituary of Melissa Silvia Zicarelli
Melissa Silvia Zicarelli born October 9, 1990, in Detroit, Michigan, died September 3, 2018, in Lansing, Michigan. Melissa was a bright, caring, loving, sweet, beautiful, intelligent woman who will be in our hearts always. Melissa graduated from Central Michigan University with a Bachelors of Science with a focus on Spanish and linguistics and again with a Masters of Arts in Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages. Melissa had a passion for working and serving others, being around children and her family. Melissa spent a semester in Spain while earning her undergraduate degree and had a talent for speaking and understanding different languages. She also loved Harry Potter, sugar skulls, baseball, reading, and her pets. Melissa is survived by her wife, Katherine Zicarelli, her parents Milva Manning and James Marquette, Michael (Sue) Manning, her mother and father-in-law Chris and Dave VanArsdall, her brothers, Michael and Matthew Manning, brother in law, Ryan (Jourden) VanArsdall, and her nephew, Benjamin. Melissa is also survived by her many grandparents, aunts, uncles, and cousins. Mass will be held on September 8th, at St. Isidore Church, 18201 23 Mile, Macomb, MI 48042. The church will open at 9:30 A.M. with mass beginning at 10:00. A Celebration of Life will be held on November 11, 2018, in Lansing, Michigan in the early afternoon. More details to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Rx Reading for Detroit, in honor of Melissa’s love for education, reading and children.

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Past Services

Sunday, November 11, 2018

Celebration of Life

Sunday, November 11, 2018

Luncheon/Open House