Melvin Demarest, Jr., 67, passed away at his home on May 30, 2012. Born on January 31, 1945 in Somerville, NJ, he was the son of the late Annie Belle Demarest and Melvin Demarest, Sr. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and worked as an auto body mechanic. He was a big Elvis Presley fan.
He is survived by his loving friend and companion, Connie Blais; two sons, Melvin “BeBop” Demarest, III and Michael K. Demarest; three sisters, Arlene Morton, Deborah Chapman, and Sheila Thompson; two brothers, Dennis Demarest and Kirk Demarest; two granddaughters, Meagan Saunders and Erin Demarest; a grandson, Chance Demarest; and two great-grandsons, Caleb Williams, and Robert Levi Saunders.
A graveside service will be held on Friday, June 8, 2012 at 10 a.m. at Albert G. Horton Memorial Veterans’ Cemetery, 5310 Milners Road, Suffolk. The family invites friends to come back to the house following the service at 5613 Bennetts Pasture Road, Suffolk.
Online condolences may be shared via the online guestbook.
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