Anthony Edward Melan, age 82, passed away on Monday, September 28, 2020. He was born September 25, 1938 in New Orleans, Louisiana. He was a member of the United States Army and proudly served his country. He was the supervising purchasing agent at Lockheed Martin/NASA and a parishioner at St. Maria Goretti Church in New Orleans East. He is preceded in death by his parents, Edward Davis Melan and Gertrude Layrisson Melan; Sister, Theresa Biddle and brother, Edwin Melan. He is survived by his devoted wife, Priscilla Melan. Sons, Michael Anthony Melan (Elizabeth), and Marc Anthony Melan (Trudy). He is also survived by his grandchildren, Emma, Luke and Adeline Melan.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation at Greenwood Funeral Home, 5200 Canal Blvd, New Orleans, on Saturday, October 10, 2020, starting at 8:30 AM, a Catholic Mass will begin at 10:00 AM. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in his memory to the Wounded Warrior’s Project. Due to COVID 19 regulations, please follow the current restrictions and everyone attending is required to wear a mask and adhere to social distancing. The family invites you to share your thoughts, fond memories, and condolences online, at www.greenwoodfh.com