Christine Maturo Melillo, 93, of 555 Pool Road, North Haven, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at the Masonicare Health Center, Wallingford.  She was the wife of the late Louis Melillo, Jr.  Christine was born in New Haven on April 24, 1921; daughter of the late Luciano and Madeline Amendola Maturo.  She had worked as an Inventory Clerk for Mack Trucks for 27 years until her retirement and was a member of the North Haven Senior Center.  Mother of Louis (Patricia) Melillo III.  Grandmother of Christopher Melillo, Steven (Michelle) Melillo and Tricia (Frank) Bevilacqua.  Great-Grandmother of Giovanni, Joseph and Mia Bevilacqua and Alexander and Logan Melillo. Sister of Joseph (Marion) Maturo and the late Carmel Cusano, Louis and Angelo Maturo.  Sister-in-law of Carolyn Maturo. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. The family would like to extend a special “Thank You” to all the nurses and staff at Ramage 4 of the Masonicare Health Center for all the excellent care and comfort the provided to Christine.

Her funeral procession will leave the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue, THURSDAY(PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF DAY) morning at 9:30.  Family and friends may call from 8:00 to 9:30 am.  A Mass of Christian burial will follow in St. Barnabas Church at 10:00. Interment will follow in Northford Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, PO Box 50, Memphis, TN 38101-9929.