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Melissa Yingling

August 5, 1970 — December 19, 2023

Leavittsburg

Melissa Yingling

 

Melissa Yingling of Leavittsburg passed away surrounded by her loving family on Tuesday, December 19, 2023, at 6:46 p.m. in Mercy Health-St. Joseph Hospital. She was 53.

Melissa was born in Warren on August 5, 1970, the daughter of David Yingling and Phoebe Foster.

She was a 1988 graduate of Newton Falls High School and furthered her education by studying computer technology at Trumbull Career and Technical Center.

 She was a member of First Baptist Church of Newton Falls but was currently attending Newton Falls United Methodist Church.

Melissa transported Amish community members, which was a job she thoroughly enjoyed, and she made several friends while doing so. Her greatest joy was being a mother and grandmother. She loved her daughters and grandchildren, and they were her entire world. Growing up she was a troop leader for her daughter’s Girl Scout Troop  

She is survived by her 2 daughters, Maria Reibestein, and Melanie Reibestein; her father, David Yingling, and his wife Kathleen; and 2 grandchildren, Kirsty, and JuJu.

Melissa was preceded in death by her mother, Phoebe Smith; grandparents, Jo and Joy Foster, and John and Pearl Yingling; and several aunts and uncles.

Friends and family may view the obituary and send condolences by visiting www.NicholasFuneralHome.com

Calling hours will be on Friday December 29, 2023, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Wm Nicholas Funeral Home & Cremation Services 614 Warren Ave. Niles, OH 44446.

A memorial service will follow at 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home with Rev. Steve Spurlock.

Arrangements are entrusted to the Wm Nicholas Funeral Home & Cremation Services 614 Warren Ave. Niles, OH 44446.

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Visitation

Friday, December 29, 2023

11:00am - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

William Nicholas Funeral Home & Cremation Services LLC

614 Warren Ave, Niles, OH 44446

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Memorial Service

Friday, December 29, 2023

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

William Nicholas Funeral Home & Cremation Services LLC

614 Warren Ave, Niles, OH 44446

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