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Obituary of Melissa Joy Votaw, 43


Melissa Joy Votaw 43, rural of Spring Mills, went to be with her Lord at Mt. Nittany Medical Center at State College.

She was born September 22, 1975, in Boyle County Kentucky a daughter of Marshall Gene Votaw of Kentucky and Rita Joy Cannon Baker.of Scottsdale, AZ.

Melissa earned an associate degree in Graphic Design from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh. She worked as a sales/customer service representative for Sykes Inc.

She was active in the Penns Valley Community Chruch. She enjoyed cooking, crafts, puzzles, games, reading and watching Christian Movies.

In addition to her parents, Ms. Votaw is survived by her son Michael Scott Coffman of rural Spring Mills, a sister Joyce Snider of Burgin, KY and a brother Christopher (Jamie) Votaw of Kentucky.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm Saturday, January 19, 2019 at Penns Valley Community Church (Old Gregg School) 106 School St., Spring Mills, PA with the Rev. Tom Titus and Pastor Darren Narber officiating. Friends will be received following the services and a luncheon will be served in a fellowship area of the church.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made for the benefit of her son Michael.

Name of Deceased

Melissa Joy Votaw



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Funeral Home

Mark D. Heintzelman Funeral and Cremation Service

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