Melvia C. Aldous

January 2, 1948October 3, 2012

Mel Aldous, 64

Mel Aldous (Mommy Strausser/Nan/Nanny/Billie), 64, died October 3, 2012, with her family by her side in Cresco, PA.

A service will be held on Sunday 10/7/12 from 2:00 – 4:00pm at Lanterman & Allen Funeral Home, 27 Washington St., East Stroudsburg, PA.

She was born January 2, 1948, in Philadelphia to Melvia and William MacIlvain.

Her interests included spending time with her family, riding motorcycles with her husband, taking care of her many animals, cooking and shopping.

Mel is survived by her husband Andy, brother’s Walter & Chuck, sister’s Claire & Paulette. Her seven children, Michael Stumpf, Darlene Oltmanns, Tina Anthony, Janey Strausser, Almon Henthorne, Tenniel Golden and Kevin Aldous. 24 Grandchildren and Great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, donations will be accepted for funeral arrangements. A memorial account has been setup at PNC Bank. Please make checks payable to Mommy’s-Memorial. The donations can be mailed to 1117 Hillside Drive, East Stroudsburg, PA 18301. Or you can go to and click donate button.


  • Visitation Sunday, October 7, 2012
  • Funeral Service Sunday, October 7, 2012

Melvia C. Aldous

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Craig Graham jr

October 7, 2012

I love you so much and miss you i wish i could have seen one more time to tell you how much i love you.

Chelsea Graham

October 7, 2012

I am so sad you had to leave us so sudden...I love you with all my heart I will never forget you..You were the sweetest Nanny I have ever met...I really wish I could have said goodbye..I love you and I always will Forever & Always...You were so sweet and nice to everyone my heart just wanted to drop when I heard you past away all that day I was at school all I could think about was all the good times we had and I still am...I love you Nanny.?
Love,Chelsea Lynn Graham?

Craig Graham

October 7, 2012

To Mel (aka) mom,,,I love you and i will miss you forever you are now another angel in heaven to watch over all of us.The world lost a very special person and you have touched many lives including mine.I will never forget you God Bless You and we will all see you again someday. LOVE ALWAYS CRAIG GRAHAM