Melissa Ann Deardorff, “Missy”, 49, received her Angel Wings on August 17, 2020. She was born on May 27, 1971 in Johnstown, PA. Missy graduated from Johnstown High School in 1989 and later went on to graduate with her Bachelor of Arts from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA, and then her Master of Arts from Regent University, Virginia Beach, VA. She was a proud and active member of Alpha Phi Sorority.
Left to cherish her memory is her mother, Carol Deardorff-McCaffrey; brother, John H. Deardorff, III, both of California; step-brother, Michael Cammarata, of Florida; her partner, Ronnie; and many dear friends. She was preceded in death by her father, John H. Deardorff, Jr.
Melissa often spoke of her furry babies and anyone who knew her knew of her love for her beloved Buddy and Brody who brought her many years of joy.
Melissa was the most kind-hearted, compassionate, fun, selfless, patient, strong and courageous person. She brought joy to so many just by walking in a room. Melissa was a loyal friend, sister, daughter, niece and partner. She was the sparkle that others needed when they were down. Melissa developed endless bonds and relationships with so many people who will cherish her sweet memories forever.
Missy spent over 20 years in the healthcare field where she recently held the position of Senior Clinical Sales Account Executive at Gentiva Health Services. She was more than an Account Executive to her clients, and many were happy to call her a friend.
Missy lit up her corner of the world with her huge heart and sparkling blue eyes. She touched the lives of everyone that was fortunate enough to have known her. She developed endless bonds and relationships with so many people who will cherish her sweet memories forever.
Missy loved those closest to her with an unparalleled ferocity, often putting the needs of others before her own. The world was a better place for her being in it.
May she Rest in Peace.
A memorial will take place Wednesday, September 2nd at 3:00 p.m. at our Southside Home. The service will be live streamed at this link at the time of the service and a recorded version will be available soon after to view. Remembering Melissa
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