Melissa Fankboner

Obituary of Melissa Fankboner

Melissa L. Fankboner, age 44 of Painesville Twp. formerly of Concord, passed away April 15, 2018 at her home after a courageous battle with colon cancer. She was born October 23, 1973 in Painesville to Donnie Reebel McKim and the late Bill McKim.

Melissa was a graduate of The Andrews School and The University of Toledo with a B.S. in Early Childhood Education. She was a member of Painesville United Methodist Church and was very active volunteer at Madison Avenue School where she was a member of MASCO. She had been employed as a Family Advocate with Head Start West Center in Willowick and with Progressive Insurance.

She is survived by her husband Jason, sons Justin and Joshua, mother Donnie McKim, brother Craig (Lisa) McKim, and niece Guin McKim. She also leaves her in-laws Thomas Fankboner, Judy Nungesser and sister-in-law Shelley Carrillo. Melissa was preceded in death by her father Bill.

The family will receive friends Thursday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the Johnson Funeral Home, 368 Mentor Ave, (opposite Lake Erie College), Painesville.

A memorial service will be held 11:00 a.m. Friday at the Painesville United Methodist Church, 71 N. Park Place, Painesville. with Rev. Dr. Jan Yandell and Rev. Gerald D. Kalb officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to the Melissa Fankboner Memorial Scholarship, in care of RLEEF, 585 Riverside Dr., Painesville, Ohio 44077. Please note the scholarship name in the memo.

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