Catherine A. Melnick

July 12, 1936 -- May 29, 2021

Catherine A. Melnick, a 46-year resident of Putnam Lake, NY, died peacefully at her home on Saturday, May 29, 2021. She was 84 years old.

Born on July 12, 1936, in Yonkers, NY, daughter of the late August and Catherine Steadman. Catherine graduated from Commerce High School in Yonkers, NY.

On January 20, 1968, she married the love of her life Michael J. Melnick in Yonkers, NY. Together they moved to Putnam Lake and enjoyed many years together.

Catherine was a line supervisor with Schein Pharmaceuticals in Carmel, NY. She was also an aide at Green Chimney’s School in Brewster, NY. She enjoyed shopping, knitting, and decorating her home, especially for the holidays. Catherine was a proud grandmother, showing pictures of her grandchildren everywhere she went, she also never missed a dance competition for her granddaughter Alyssa.

Mrs. Melnick is not only survived by her loving husband Michael of 53 years but also her children; Mickey A. Melnick of Brewster, NY and Janet E. Tornone and her husband Vinny of St. Augustine, FL, her grandchildren; Alyssa Melnick, Cameron and Chase Tornone and Tori Tornone and her great grandson AJ. She was predeceased by her siblings; Margaret, Harold, Raymond and David.

A graveside service was held on Tuesday, June 8, 2021, 11:00am at Rose Hills Memorial Park, Putnam Valley, NY. Friends called at the Beecher Funeral Home, 1 Putnam Avenue, Brewster, NY on Monday, June 7, 2021, from 4pm-8pm. Please visit to send the family condolences.

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