He was born May 8, 1933 in Lancaster PA. He married Irene Martin April 20, 1957. Mel was a dairy farmer all of his life and also a Pastor at Wheelerville Mennonite Church.
Mel loved people; family, friends, and those who needed a second chance. He had a lifelong passion to connect people with Jesus.
Melvin is survived by his wife of 59 years, Irene Good and his four sons and daughters-in-law: Jay and Faye Good, Canton; Clair and Beth Good, Africa; Clifford and Cheryl Good, Muncy, PA; Jeff and Denise Good, East Berlin, PA. Mel also had sixteen grandchildren and sixteen great-grandchildren. Eunice Ndgenda was his special caregiver for the last three years.
He was predeceased by his sister, Marian (Richard) Martin in December 2015.
Visitation hours are Friday evening from 5:30 – 8:00 p.m. at North Street Community Church, 177 North Street, Canton. There will be a graveside committal service Saturday morning at 9:00 a.m. at the East Canton Cemetery. There will be visitation from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. at the North Street Community Church followed by a celebration of Melvin’s life at 11:00 a.m. at the same place. There will be a time of visitation and sharing after the service.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to New Beginnings Rehab Ministry, 8607 Route 414, Canton, PA 17724.
Services have been entrusted to Morse & Kleese Funeral Home, Inc., Canton, PA.