MELANSON Evelyn - With her family by her side on Wednesday, June 26, 2014 in her _77th year. Beloved wife and best friend of Ronald for over 60 years. Loving mother of Wayne (Marianne), Wendy (Ron), Wilma (Clifford), David, the late Martin (Susan), Richard (John), Nelson (Dianne) and Kimberly (Chris). Cherished grandmother of 8 grandchildren and many great grandchildren. Dear sister of Ethel Ruth. Fondly remembered by her nieces and nephews, brother in law and sister in law. Predeceased by her brother Ken and by her parents Dorothy and Herb Eckenswiller. Friends may call at the Patrick J. Darte Funeral Chapel,39 Court St., St. Catharines on Monday, June 30, 2014 from 9am to 11am. A funeral service will be held in the funeral home chapel Monday at 11am. Interment to follow in Niagara Lakeshore Cemetery.