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Melvin Post

December 23, 1940 — June 12, 2022

Melvin Post

Mel Post, 81 of Sheffield Lake, OH., formerly of Rochester and Batavia, NY peacefully passed away at home surrounded by his loving family after a lengthy illness on Sunday, June 12, 2022. He was born to parents Cornelius and Julia (nee McConnell) Post on December 23, 1940.

Mel was a graduate of Batavia High School. He received his bachelor’s degree from R.I.T. and was employed as an Electronic Engineer for Taylor Instruments in Rochester and later retired from ABB Inc. in Columbus, OH. He enjoyed model airplanes, golf, bowling, archery, clock repair, woodworking, reading and tool collecting.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 60 years, Mary Ann (nee Bergeron); loving children Michael (Janet), Martin, Melissa Post (Miguel Villegas) and Matthew (Tiffany); cherished grandchildren Taylor, Jason, Jessica, Jacob, Natalie, Shelby, Xander, Shannon and Anna; dear niece and nephew Brian Post and Andrea Baer.

He is preceded by his parents and his brother, Dale Post (Shirley).

Memorial contributions may be forwarded to the Alpha-1 Foundation 300 Ponce de Leon Blvd. Coral Gables, Florida 33134 or at

On July 8th, 2022, at 11am we'll be holding a Celebration of Mel's Life at Grand View Cemetery, 80 Clinton Avenue, Batavia NY 14020.  (585) 993-1317.

Following, family and friends are encouraged to join Mel's family from 1pm - 3pm at Batavia's Original (Pontillo's Pizza) 500 E Main St, Batavia, NY 14020 (585) 343-3303.

Cremation by Busch. 440.933.3202

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