Obituary of Joseph Henry Melanson
LUGOFF - A Mass of Christian Burial for Joseph Henry Melanson, 86, will be celebrated on Saturday, September 24, 2022 at 3:00 p.m. at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church. Father John Zimmerman will officiate. The family will receive friends Friday from 6-7 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. Burial will follow the Mass in Quaker Cemetery.
Mr. Melanson passed away on Thursday, September 22, 2022. Born in Medford, MA, he was a son of the late Donald O. and Anna Chisholm Melanson. Mr. Melanson retired from DuPont as a chemical engineer. He was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church. He was a devoted father and husband and was an active volunteer in the Kershaw County area.
Surviving are his wife, Anne Smith Melanson; a daughter, Catherine Perry (Joe), sons, Daniel Melanson (Brenda), Stephen Melanson (Nikki), Paul Melanson, Andrew Melanson; a sister, Mary McManana (Tom); and 7 grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Christian Community Ministries or Habitat for Humanity.