Melanie T. Blackburn

Born: Thu., Apr. 7, 1960
Died: Wed., Nov. 25, 2020

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It is with great sadness that the Blackburn family announces the passing of Melanie T. Blackburn. Mel died on the morning of Wednesday, November 25, 2020. Melanie valiantly battled lung cancer for the past year.

    She is survived by her daughter, Emma, and siblings, Stephanie (Ron) Correll, Neil Blackburn, Nicholas (Elaine)  Blackburn, Jacquelyn (Dave) Blackburn Krupinski and Lori Smith Wark. Mel also leaves behind many nieces and nephews. Melanie was preceded in death by her parents, John and Peggy Blackburn, and a brother,  John (Ned) Blackburn.

    Mel was raised in Newtown Square, and is a graduate of Marple Newtown High School, class of 1978. She spent many happy years with family and friends in the Brookhaven Crusaders Drum and Bugle Corps. She worked as a Pre-Cert Specialist for CCCA of West Chester. Mel loved all forms exercise and spent a great deal of time outdoors.

    She will be forever in our hearts.

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Dave Johnson
   Posted Sun December 13, 2020
My deepest condolences to all the members of the extended Blackburn family.

Brenda Newnam-Simons and Joe Newnam
   Posted Thu December 17, 2020
So very sorry for your loss.

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