Stanley Allen Melvin

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May 31, 1959 ~ April 1, 2024

Born in: New Haven, Connecticut
Resided in: Spotsylvania, Virginia

Stanley Allen Melvin, age 64, sadly left us on April 1st, 2024 following his battle with AML Leukemia. He grew up in Hamden and attended Hamden Public Schools. Stanley was a resident of Spotsylvania, Virginia at the time of his passing. He was retired from the Texas Department of Corrections. He also served his country with the U.S. Army for 30 years, retiring as Master Sargent. Stanley leaves to mourn his passing two sons, Kelvin (Julyssa) Melvin and Sergio (Chloe) Carpio; daughter Robbyn (Patrick) Turner; beloved mother Naomi Melvin; brothers, James Clayton (Loretta) Melvin and Michael A. Melvin; sister, Darlene Dash (John); 10 grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews and family members. Preceding him in death was his father, James Melvin; sister, Tanya D. Melvin, and his daughter, Melissa Melvin.
Relatives and friends may greet his family on Friday, April 12th at 8:30 AM with Funeral Service following at 10:00 AM at Beecher & Bennett Funeral Home, 2300 Whitney Avenue, Hamden CT. Burial with Military Honors will follow in Centerville Cemetery, Hamden. To view a live stream of the service, please click here: Stanley Melvin Funeral. Password: beecher


Visitation: April 12, 2024 8:30 am - 10:00 am

Beecher & Bennett Funeral Service - Hamden
2300 Whitney Avenue
Hamden, CT 06518


Funeral Service: April 12, 2024 10:00 am

Beecher & Bennett Funeral Service - Hamden
2300 Whitney Avenue
Hamden, CT 06518


Graveside Service: April 12, 2024 11:30 am

Centerville Cemetery
295 Washington Avenue
Hamden, CT 06518


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  1. My condolences to family. Major Melvin was a good friend and was very supportive of me when we worked together at TDC. Excellent leadership qualities. Rest in peace my friend.

  2. Melvin was one of the nicest Men i know of,. I know He will be missed.. Go be with God Melvin. It was a pleasure to have known You.

  3. Growing up through hamden school system with Stanley was great. I truley consider him my friend. He will be missed. May God comfort his family and friends during there hours of need.

  4. Stan was a good man. I work with him several years. I always considered him a good friend. He will surely be missed

  5. Mrs Melvin and Family I am very sorry for your loss. I was your neighbor on South New Rd a very long time ago and a friend of Tanya. Prayers to you and your entire family at this time.

  6. Prayers and condolences to the family and family. May God comfort you during this time.

  7. My sincere condolences to the family on the loss of your beloved Stanley.
    I was so blessed to have met Stanley and help him 2 weeks before his passing. My heart breaks knowing he is no longer present on this earth but he fought ever step of the way to remain. No more suffering as the good Lord requested his presence in Heaven.

  8. The Bracey family sends love, thoughts and prayers to the Melvin family. You have our deepest sympathy. Mrs. Bracey and Kent

  9. My heartfelt condolences to the family. I pray God cover each of you with a blanket of peace and comfort that only HE can give.
    Stan will forever be in my heart. Diffently a bright light in my life.Continue your sweet sleep my friend.

  10. My deepest condolences to the family and friends. Many great memories growing up with Stanley. He will be missed, but we will see him again. A true friend indeed. May you find comfort and peace in the Lord. God bless.

  11. My deepest condolences and prayers to the family and friends.Melvin was a great friend and coworker and will be truly missed ,rest my friend.

  12. Sending Condolences to my high school friend Michael and the family. Stanley was a very nice person. I remember him well from our high school years. May you all be comforted through your beautiful memories.

  13. Stanley Melvin, you will always be remembered. May God continue to bless your family and lift them up during this difficult times. I will always remember the good times we had growing up together in Hamden as kid. Your kindness and kind words will always be remembered. Rest in peace, my brother.

  14. On behalf of the late Allen Abraham, Jr. Family (Naomi’s Uncle) of Vance/Orangeburg, South Carolina, we are saddened to hear of our cousin Stanley’s passing. We extend our prayers and thoughts of condolences to Stan’s mother, Naomi Melvin, sons, siblings and all other family members. May the peace of God comfort and strengthen you during your time of bereavement and in the days thereafter.

  15. “We say not in grief that he/she is no more, but livevin thankfulness that he/she was.”
    – African Proverb

    Sleep well Stanley, as you won’t be forgotten.

  16. Sleep well Stanley, as you won’t be forgotten. You have exchange your cross for a crown at the Exchsnge Counter at the Pearlie Gates in Heaven.

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