HILLSBORO, NH: John F. Mello, 52, of Hillsboro/Bennington passed away unexpectedly at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, January 8, 2019. He was born November 26, 1966 in Salem, MA to Antonio and Maria (Ataide) Mello.
John loved fishing, hunting, gardening, and the ocean. He worked for over 20 years at S.R. Jones Excavation LLC in Antrim. John was talented in many ways. He was the go-to guy, as he was a jack-of-all trades. John will be remembered for his laugh, outstanding cooking, and outgoing personality.
John is survived by his daughter Alicia Mello, his longtime friend and the love of his life, Sharon Howard, her daughters, Christina Clough and Angela Howard, his brother, Richard Mello, nephews, Richard Mello, Jr. and Shawn Mello, and his beloved grandchildren, Myles, Lillian, Isaac, Dylan, and River.
Services are on Saturday, January 12, 2019. Calling hours are 11 to 1 pm at St. Mary’s Church, 38 Church St, Hillsboro, NH followed by a Service at 1 pm.
Holt-Woodbury Funeral Home & Cremation Service Hillsboro, NH is assisting the family.
Burial will be held in the spring.
The family would appreciate donations for funeral expenses, in lieu of flowers, made payable to John Mello Memorial Fund at any TD Bank or mailed to 31 S. Street, Apt 5, Concord, NH 03301.