Melva Ford Obituary, Death – It is with heavy hearts that we receive the somber news of the passing of Melva Haynes, nee Ford, a beloved member of the Ford family. Melva’s departure on Wednesday, September 6, 2023, at the age of 84, leaves us with a profound sense of loss. Melva was more than a cherished family member; she was a testament to the enduring bonds that connect us all.
She carried with her the rich history and legacy of the Ford family, as the daughter of Henry William and Ellen Mary (Geraghty) Ford, and the granddaughter of Joseph Herbert and Mary Florence (James) Ford—a part of the esteemed “light blue family.” We extend our deepest sympathies and heartfelt condolences to Melva’s family and friends during this difficult time. The pain of losing a loved one is immeasurable, and we share in your grief.
We are deeply grateful to Michelle Harper OAM for extending an invitation to Melva’s funeral, which will be held at Lilydale Memorial Park on Tuesday, September 19, 2023, at 1:45 PM. For those unable to attend in person, a live stream of the funeral will be made available, ensuring that Melva’s memory can be honored by all who knew and loved her.
As the Fords of Katandra, we stand united in offering our support and consolation to Melva’s family. We find solace in the knowledge that her legacy and the cherished memories we hold will continue to bind us together. Melva will forever remain a beloved member of our family, and her presence will be dearly missed.