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Melissa Elaine Roe

October 14, 1980 — March 10, 2022

Melissa Elaine Roe

Melissa Elaine Roe of Galesburg, MI passed away on Thursday, March 10, 2022 at the age of forty-one. She was born on October 14, 1980 in Kalamazoo, MI the daughter of Jack Roe and Darlene Seybert. 

She graduated from Hendersonville high school in 1999, following graduation she attended Kalamazoo Valley Community College and got her bachelor's degree in nursing. She worked as a registered nurse for Borgess hospital in multiple positions and was well valued for her care and ability. 

She will be fondly remembered for being the life of the party and for the deep love she showed her family.

Melissa is preceded in her passing by her grandparents and her beloved pets: Oliver and Bently.

Left to cherish her loving memory are her children: Mya Shirley and Madison Sillaman; Hunter Sillaman; beloved friend: Scott Heath; parents: Jack and Darlene; siblings: Matt (Jennifer) Roe and Chris (Carey) Roe; grandparents: Jim and Janet Seybert; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews; and fur baby: Charlie.

In accordance with the family’s wishes cremation has taken place and a public time for visiting will be held at Avink, McCowen & Secord, 409 South Main Street, Vicksburg, MI 49097, on Friday, March 25, 2022 starting at 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Melissa will be interred with her family at Gilson Cemetery during a private committal service on a later date.

While at please take time to sign Melissa’s guestbook and/or share a memory with her family.

The Roe family is being cared for by the Avink, McCowen & Secord Funeral Homes and Cremation Society, 409 S. Main Street, Vicksburg, MI 49097. 269-649-1697

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Past Services


Friday, March 25, 2022

11:00am - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Avink, McCowen & Secord Vicksburg Chapel

409 South Main Street, Vicksburg, MI 49097

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