Melissa Paduana, 63, of Phoenix, passed away June 4, 2019.
Melissa was born in Kansas City, Kansas on October 9, 1955 to the late Marshall and Lucille Jack.
Melissa retired from Roxboro Middle School in Mattydale, NY in 2017.
She was a lifelong artist specializing in pottery and painting. She enjoyed gardening and was an avid swimmer and yoga enthusiast.
She is survived by her husband, Michael Paduana; daughter, Elsbeth Whaley Grimes; three sons, John Grimes, Justin Wortman, Joshua Paduana; four brothers, Alan (Diane) Jack, Butch Jack, George (Donna) Coulter, and Dennis Donald; a sister, Grace (Tom) Brickner; four nieces, Meredith Clarkson, Montana Mason, Halaina Mason, and Sophie Sparent; a grandchild, Cora Paduana; father and mother-in-law, Mike and Judy Paduana; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Rachael (Joe) Mason, and Tracy (Doug) Sparent.
Family and friends may call on Sunday, June 9, 2019 from 12:00 pm-2:00 pm at New Comer Cremations & Funerals - North Syracuse, 705 N. Main St, Syracuse.
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