Melvin Henry Navarre, Jr.
Melvin Henry Navarre, Jr., age 56 of Ravenna, formerly of Kent, passed away Wednesday, December 18, 2013, at his home.
He was born November 22, 1958, in Toledo, Ohio, to parents Melvin Henry Navarre Sr. and Bernice (Kwiatkowski) Navarre. Mel was an electrical engineer for Allen Bradley in Twinsburg for many years. He enjoyed bowling and golfing, and was an all around sports fanatic, especially for the Dallas Cowboys.
He is survived by his children: Sharon (Christopher) Burch of Ravenna and Brian (fiancée Ashley McWhirter) Navarre of Houston, Texas, as well as their mother Lynn Gilbert. Mel's memory will also be cherished by his grandchildren: Cade Thomas, Trey Burch, and Dominic Burch, as well as his sisters: Terrie (Michael) Winslow, Mary (Dave) Schaub, his brother: Jeff Navarre, and his nieces and nephews. Mel was preceded in death by his parents.
Cremation has taken place and private family services were held. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.wood-kortright-borkoski.com.
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