Melanie T. Farrell, 76, passed away on Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at home in Edison.
Melanie was born in Poland to the late Bruno & Helena Krawczyk. Melanie also lived in England before moving to the United States where her and her husband, Jack, settled down in Edison. She was a parishioner at St. Francis Cathedral in Metuchen. Melanie enjoyed birding, gardening, baking and spending time in Cape May. Melanie also loved to spend time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She would make every holiday special for everyone.
Melanie is predeceased by her daughter, Jennifer Matos, and Jen’s husband Arturo; and her sister, Alina.
She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Jack; her two sons, John R. III, & Michael and his wife Marilyn; and her daughter Margaret; 9 grandchildren, Matthew, Amanda, Kaylee, John IV, Mike, Mitch, Mark, Miles, & Mason; and 2 great-grandchildren, Lilly and Ryan.
The funeral will take place Friday at 10am at Costello-Runyon Funeral Home, 568 Middlesex Ave (Rt.27) Metuchen, followed by a 10:30am Funeral Mass at St. Francis Cathedral, Metuchen. Interment will follow at Resurrection Burial Park in Piscataway.
Visitation will be on Thursday from 7-9pm & on Friday from 9:30-10am on Friday.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations would be appreciated to the Farrell Family Scholarship at Union County College Foundation www.ucc.edu/union-county-college-foundation/