MORRIS — Percy George Melius, 89, of Morris, and formerly of East Aurora, died Saturday, July 13, 2002, at the Gilmore Health Care Facility in Norwich, where he had been a resident since 1999.
He was born in Stormville, the son of Henry Fillo and Anna (Davis) Melius.
He had lived with his nephew and niece, Ralph and Charlotte Melius of Morris before his residency at the Gilmore Health facility.
He is survived by his nephew and niece, Ralph and Charlotte Melius of Morris, and several other nephews and nieces of the Hulse family.
Percy was predeceased by two half-brothers, Herbert and William Barret, his brothers, Henry and Clarence Melius, and his sisters, Florence Stevenson and Maude Hulse.
There will be no calling hours. He was cremated at the Hillington Crematory in Morris.
A memorial service will be held at a later date and interment of his cremains will be in Poughquag.
In lieu of flowers, friends are asked to make donations to the Morris Emergency Squad in Percy's memory.
Funeral arrangements are by the Johnston Funeral Home of Morris.
Published in The Daily Star on July 16, 2002.