Mervin A. Mellen, 82, of Three Mile Bay died February 3 at his home under the care of his family, friends. 
 
He was born May 14, 1930, in Ellisburg, NY, the son of, Albert and Sylvia Mellen.  He attended schools in Woodville and Bellville. He married Marjorie J. Thompson, June 21, 1956.

Mervin, Marjorie and son Cecil owned and operated Porky’s Grocery and Diner and Silver Streak Water Delivery.  Melvin also worked road construction and at various dairy farms throughout the North Country from the age of 11.

Mervin enjoyed country music and camping in his RV.  He was also a member of the Three Mile Bay Fire Department for over 45 years.


Mervin is survived by a son, Cecil E. Mellen, Three Mile Bay; two granddaughters, Aubrey and Kat; two sisters, Arlene Arglan, Fulton, NY, Peggy (Doris) Mills, and a brother, Clarence (Darlene) Presley, Adams, NY.

His wife Marjorie, two brothers, Harley and Richard, a sister, Marion, and his special friend Rose Baker all died before him.

In lieu of flowers donations may be given to the Three mile Bay Fire Hall.

The family will have a memorial service in the spring.  There will be no services at this time. 

Arrangements are with Becker-Cleveland Funeral Home, Chaumont.