Melissa S. “Mimi” Trask, 40, of Westfield, NY, went peacefully to her Lord and Savior on July 19, 2019 while in her mother’s loving arms.
Although Melissa had several illnesses in her life time, she was a fighter and lived well past her life expectancy.
She was born April 25, 1979 in El Cajon, CA and later moved to Palm Bay, Florida. She graduated from Palm Bay High School. She also participated in Special Olympics. Her favorite things in life were giving sweet kisses and hugs, McDonalds, carousels, makeup, jewelry and shopping.
Mimi spent the past few years in a group home in Westfield and attended the Resource Center Day Hab in Dunkirk, where she had many friends.
Everyone that met her loved her. She always had a smile. Her love was unconditional.
Melissa is survived by her mother Susan Welch Mariner and step father David Mariner, her brother Neil, Uncle Don and Aunt LouAnn Welch, Cousin Kayla. Along with maternal grandparents Doris and Al Arnold, Step grandmother Donna. Several aunts, uncles, cousins
She was preceded in death by a brother Chad, Grandfather Douglas Welch, great grandparents Hazel & Claire Welch, Alice Ackley.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, August 3, 2019 in Praise Fellowship Church, 7451 Market St., Russell, PA 16345.
In lieu of flowers the family request donations to offset funeral expenses.