Howard T. Mellott
Howard T. Mellott Jr., of Hermitage, passed away unexpectedly of natural causes Friday evening (Aug. 9, 2019) in Sharon Regional Medical Center. He was 70.
Mr. Mellott was born June 5, 1949, in Sharon, a son of Howard and Janet (Reffner) Mellott. A lifelong area resident, he attended Hickory High School, Hermitage.
In 2015, Howard retired from Wheatland Tube Co., Wheatland, where he worked in various capacities for more than 44 years.
He was of the Baptist faith.
Howard was a member of American Legion Post 299, Sharon, and the Rod and Gun Club Inc., Lowellville, Ohio. He enjoyed being outdoors hunting, fishing, trapping, and most of all, riding his motorcycle. Howard cherished the time he spent with family, especially his grandchildren.
His wife, the former Sandra "Sandi" Yavorsky, whom he married March 30, 1968, passed away May 31, 2017.
He is survived by: three daughters, Andrea Winner and her husband, Eric, Greenville, Melanie Mellott, and April Mellott and her companion, Ken Zagger, all Hermitage; two sons, Howard Mellott III, Hermitage, and Steven Mellott and his companion, Cheryl Harshbarger, Greenville; three sisters, Loretta (Tom) Johnson, Mercer, Rose (Tom) Morris, West Middlesex, and Laurie (Kevin) Mulhall, Texas; a brother, Martin (Pam) Mellott, Hermitage; 13 grandchildren, Briana, Andre, Tyriq (whom he raised), Jamera, James Jr., Alexandria, Rayna, Marissa, Christopher, Brittany, Gage, Tyler and Kyla; and a great-grandson, Daxton.
Besides his wife and parents, Howard was preceded in death by: a sister, Tracy Mellott; and four brothers-in-law, Frank and William Yavorksy, John Gongloff, and Charles Totten.

Howard T. Jr., 70, Hermitage.
Calling hours: 6 to 9 p.m. Monday (8-12-19) in J. BRADLEY McGONIGLE FUNERAL HOME and CREMATORY Inc., 1090 E. State St., Sharon. Online condolences may be sent to the family at
Service: 12:30 p.m. Tuesday (8-13-19) in the funeral home with Rev. Deborah Sanders officiating.
Interment: Mt. Washington Cemetery, Jefferson Township.
Published on August 10, 2019


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Debbie Mellott
Aug 13, 2019
RIP Bud. Thank you for making my trip back there a blast!
John Fleming. & Krista Townsend
Aug 13, 2019
Our Deepest sympathy and prayers to the family.