Curtis Leandro Melville III

Born: Mon., Apr. 17, 2000
Died: Fri., Oct. 4, 2019

Funeral Service

1:00 PM Sat., Oct. 12, 2019
Location: St. Teresa of Calcutta Church

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Curtis Leandro Melville III, 19, of Limerick PA, died October 4, 2019 as result of injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident involving a tractor trailer. No alcohol, drugs, or foul play were involved in the accident. He was Born April 17, 2000 in Paoli PA, The son of Curt and Tara Melville of Limerick PA. He attended Spring-Ford Area Schools and graduated from Spring-Ford Area High School in 2018. He was currently enrolled at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania and had just entered his second year at the University.

     Curtis was a member of the Boy Scouts of America. He began his scouting career as a member of Cub Scout Pack 230, based in Limerick, PA where he earned his arrow of light award. He was a member of Boy Scout Troop 10 of Limerick PA and was also a member of the Order of the Arrow Unami Lodge 1 where he earned his Brotherhood honor. Through devotion, determination and several weeks/months of manual labor, Curtis achieved his Eagle rank, the Highest within the BSA organization, by completing a community project where he, along with other members, rebuilt a playground at St. James Church in Limerick, PA. Just this past summer, Curtis earned his scuba certification and became a leader within Troop 10, further demonstrating his commitment to the organization he felt so strongly about.

     Curtis' greatest trait may have been his genuine kindness and generosity. Friends, family and many strangers were the fortunate recipients of his generous soul as Curtis always to strived to help those who were in need. His wish to donate his organs maybe the greatest demonstration of Curtis' desire to help others. With the support and commitment of the doctors and surgeons at the Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, PA. the lives of others were saved while Curtis passed peacefully up to Heaven with his parents by his side.

     Curtis is survived by his parents Tara and Curt Melville of Limerick, PA along with his sisters Krista and Amber, both at home. He also leaves his maternal grandparents, Bruce and Ruth Lehnen of Malvern, PA: his paternal grandmother, Joan Melville of Broomall, PA. He is also survived by his close friends whom he knew as 'The Boys" and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

     Memorial Service for the public will be held on Saturday October 12, 2019. This memorial service will be held at 1:00 PM at St. Theresa of Calcutta Church, located at 256 Swamp Pike, Schwenksville, PA 19437.  In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you consider donations to BSA Troop 10 FBO Curtis Melville, to fund a scholarship in Curtis's honor. Envelopes will be available at church and can be mailed to St. James United Church of Christ, c/o BSA Troop 10, 321 South Limerick Road, Limerick PA 19468

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Kristin Jones Mackey
   Posted Tue October 08, 2019
There truly are no words. We are so sorry for your tragic loss and although we didn’t know Curtis, he sounds like he really left kind, and memorable footprints in those paths he’s crossed along the way. He’ll continue to be with you all and help you to find comfort. Thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time.

Rebecca Smiley
   Posted Tue October 08, 2019
In memory of a beautiful soul: Those that we love don't go away, even though you feel a total loss, they walk beside us. With deepest sympathy, know that I, too, walk beside you, feeling your pain, crying tears of sorrow: You'll never walk alone. May God be with you and you experience His comfort and sublime peace.

David and Janet Wood
   Posted Tue October 08, 2019
So sorry you had to leave this world so soon. You, Curtis, being so young, made such a difference in so many lives, are remembered with so much love and pride. You will be sorely missed. You are one with God now. We love you!!!

Chrissy Habura-Darragh
   Posted Tue October 08, 2019
Tara and family, wishing you peace and comfort during this unimaginable time. So very sorry for your loss. Prayers and love

Margarita Villa and Emanuel Bernabeu
   Posted Tue October 08, 2019
Melville Family, we are deeply sorry about your loss. We are keeping you in our thoughts during this difficult time. We are sending love and strength to your family from the bottom of our heart. Margarita Villa and Emanuel Bernabeu

Matt Torrisi
   Posted Wed October 09, 2019
To the most kind bearded person I have ever met. Thank you for always brightening my day. Thank you for being there when I needed you, and always being someone I can talk to. Although we only were roommates last semester, we became very close very quick. I’ll never forget all the memories we made. I’ll miss our late night shenanigans and video games. Thank you for coming into my life, I will never forget you Curtis. To the whole Melville family, you are all in my prayers, and for the rest of my life I will cherish the moments I had with Curtis

Celia Hudnall
   Posted Wed October 09, 2019
Curt, Tara and family we were extremely sad to hear of the passing of your beloved Curtis. He left a wonderful legacy in his brief life here on this earth, and I know he will always be remembered fondly by family & friends. Our love, thoughts and prayers are with during this most difficult time. Charlie & Celia Hudnall, Lynchburg, VA

Amy McCullough
   Posted Wed October 09, 2019
I’m so sorry to hear about the loss of Curtis. I remember him playing with Amber and I, and how kind he always was. He will be greatly missed.

Jamie Dyer
   Posted Wed October 09, 2019
Curt, Tara and family, I am sorry to learn of your Curtis' passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Jamie Dyer

   Posted Wed October 09, 2019
So very sorry for your unfathomable loss. I know how proud you were of Curtis and what a great young man had become. My heart breaks for you. My sincerest condolences and continued prayers to you and yours.

John Henderson
   Posted Wed October 09, 2019
My sincerest condolences on your loss. My prayers are with you.

Scott and Paula Foradora
   Posted Wed October 09, 2019
Curt and Tara,

Words can in no way express our deepest sympathies to you and your family.
You have not left our thoughts and prayers. No one can ever understand such a tragedy.
Curtis is an Angel in heaven and we pray that that may give you comfort.
With all our love and prayers....
Scott and Paula Foradora and family

Andrea Killen Connell
   Posted Wed October 09, 2019
Curtis and Tara and family, I am so very sorry to hear of your loss. Keeping you in my thoughts and Prayers at this most difficult time. Andrea Connell

Jeanne Armstrong
   Posted Wed October 09, 2019
Dear Curt, Tara and girls,

I am so very sorry to hear of the loss of your son. My heart is broken in pieces for each one of you. I want to believe that the Lord is in need of Curtis for bigger and better things right now. You will certainly see your fine son again. My heart and prayers are with all of you.
You have my deepest sympathy,

Jeanne Armstrong

Olivia Seyler
   Posted Thu October 10, 2019
For the times I saw Curtis when hanging out with Amber, he was as kind as ever. A few times he was with friends and came into the Wawa I work at, he was also kind as ever. He was always such a down to earth and kind soul.. It is a shame he was taken away so soon. My heart goes to his family and friends.. May he Rest In Peace.

Amber (Pavuchak) Thomas
   Posted Thu October 10, 2019
Tara and family,
My heart is heavy for you and it is difficult to find any words to ease your loss. Although I did not know Curtis he apparently was an amazing son, brother, and friend who touched many lives with his kind ways. Surround yourself by those who love you to find strength & comfort during the days ahead. Please know that you are in my thoughts with much love and deepest sympathy.
Amber (Edinboro ASA)

Ashley Huybers
   Posted Thu October 10, 2019
I am deeply sorry for your loss.Your family is in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

   Posted Fri October 11, 2019
My deepest sympathies for your loss. Curtis was one of the most genuine and kind people I have ever known. As his classmate and friend, I know I speak for all of Spring-Ford when I say that he will be very missed.

Sue & Joel Brunner
   Posted Sat October 12, 2019
Tara & family

We are so sorry for your loss. Sending thoughts and prayers to and your family during this sad time.

Sue & Joel Brunner

Suzanne Hadfield
   Posted Mon October 14, 2019
Curt, Tara and family.
Words cannot express how saddened I was by this. My thoughts and prayers are with you. I am already talking to Curtis each day. I know he will be doing great things in his new home, just as he did here on earth. I am so glad that I had the opportunity to know the fine young man Curtis became. He touched so many at such a young age and he will live on in our hearts forever. Praying for you comfort and healing. God bless.

Denise Hilbert
   Posted Wed October 16, 2019
To the Melville Family- my deepest sympathy goes out to you all during this time. I never met Curtis, but i know working with Tara, he was very special. My thoughts and prayers go out to you all.

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