Iona Melchi

Iona Melchi, 92, passed away on Saturday, November 11, 2017 in Fort Wayne. She was born in Berne to Harvey and Rosa Beer. She was married to Eugene Melchi.

She worked as a nurse with St. Joseph Hospital for 17 years. She was a member of Good Shepherd United Methodist Church.

She is survived by four sons, Ned (Vicki) Melchi; and Max (Beth) Melchi, both of Fishers; and Rex (Lisa) Melchi; and Jay (Kerry) Melchi, both of Fort Wayne; sister, Sarabelle Zeigler of Berne; 11 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; one brother; and two sisters.

Visitation will be from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 16 at D. O. McComb & Sons Maplewood Park Funeral Home, 4017 Maplecrest Rd, Fort Wayne and one hour prior to the 10:30 a.m. funeral service on Friday, November 17 at the funeral home. Burial will be at Greenlawn Memorial Park.

Memorials may be made to the The Towne House Retirement Community Employee Christmas Fund.

Arrangements provided by D.O. McComb & Sons Maplewood Park Funeral Home in Fort Wayne. To sign the online guestbook, go to