Nicholas Charles Melchior III, KHS 1969

This obituary is from the September 5, 2010 posting at

Nicholas C. Melchior III, 59, of Kennett Square, passed away unexpectedly at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania on Sept. 2, 2010.

He was a graduate of St. Patrick's Elementary School in 1965 and Kennett High School in 1969.

He was employed with Phillips Mushroom Farms.

He was the son on Nicholas C. Melchior Jr. of Kennett Square and the late Elizabeth Raytik Melchior of Coatsville.

He is survived by his father; a brother, Dennis Melchior of Kennett Square; a sister and brother-in-law, Linda and Danny Harpe; and two nieces, Michelle and Elizabeth Harpe of Landenberg.  He is also survived by his aunt and uncle, Eugene and Juliene Melchior of Pike Creek, Del., and their two sons, Gene and his wife, Lorie Melchior, of Charlotte, N.C., and their two sons; and John and his wife, Diane Melchior, of Kennett and their two daughters and son.  He is also survived by his aunt and uncle Rose and Joseph Raytik of Coatesville and their daughter and two sons.

You are invited to visit with his family and friends from 11 a.m. to noon on Thursday, Sept. 8, at the Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home, 250 W. State St., Kennett Square.

His memorial service will follow at noon.

Burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers, a contribution may be made to St. Patrick Church, Building Fund, 205 Lafayette St., Kennett Square, PA  19348.