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Melda (Coxson) Syslo, of North Lima, Ohio, formerly of Masury, passed away at 1:19 p.m. Tuesday (Oct. 31, 2017) in St. Elizabeth Hospital, Boardman, Ohio. She was 85.
Mrs. Syslo was born Aug. 4, 1932, in Sharon, a daughter of William H. and Ethel (Harpster) Coxson.
She attended Brookfield High School and graduated from Rhema Bible Training Center, Broken Arrow, Okla., where she became an ordained minister.
Melda was a past member at Masury United Methodist Church. She was employed as an assembler at Packard Electric Corp., Warren, Ohio, for more than 25 years. Melda's family always came first. She was a caregiver for her mother for several years and loved watching all of her family play in sports when they were young. She also enjoyed making crafts.
She is survived by: a daughter, Trudy J. Trump, and her companion Mike Baber, Struthers, Ohio; three granddaughters, Jody Trump-Pilner and her husband Gary, Brookfield, Susan Trump, Masury, and Chrissy Thompson and her husband Scott, Hubbard; seven great grandchildren, Brendan and Kaden Trump, Kelsie and Brooke Hamilton, Lillian Trump, Emma Jean and Donnie Thompson; three sisters, Wilma L. DeMay and her husband Frederick, Carol Patterson, all of Masury, and Irene Koosh and her husband John, Hubbard.
Melda was preceded in death by: her parents; and three sisters, Billie Ann Frampton, Freda L. Karlovich, and Brenda Cox.
The family suggests memorial contribution be made to a charity of one's choice.

Melda Syslo, 85, of of North Lima, Ohio, passed away at 1:19 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017, in St. Elizabeth Boardman Hospital, Boardman, Ohio.
Obituary information is incomplete. Arrangements by J. BRADLEY McGONIGLE FUNERAL HOME and CREMATORY Inc., Sharon.
Published on November 1, 2017
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