Claire Mellor

Obituary of Claire T. Mellor

Claire Theresa (Luskin) Mellor, 99, of Norristown, PA, passed away on August 30, 2021, at Markley Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center. She was the wife of the late Roscoe “Bud” Dewey Mellor, Jr., who passed in 1966.  


Born in Conshohocken, PA, on November 4, 1921, Claire was the daughter of the late Charles and Clara (Dewan) Luskin, and the last child to pass away among eight other siblings.

Claire worked as a packager for Sharp in Conshohocken, PA, for 40 years, retiring in 2002. She loved dancing, cruising to various places, and testing her luck at the casinos. Most of all, Claire was a kindhearted woman who took care of everyone around her. She will be deeply missed.


She is lovingly remembered by her son, David R. Mellor; her daughter, Charlotte A. Mellor; her grandchildren, Dana, Melissa, David, Jr., Nathan, Traci, and Kimberly; and her great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.  


A viewing will take place on Saturday, September 4, 2021, from 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. at Houck & Gofus Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., 955 N. Charlotte St., Pottstown, PA 19464. A Life Celebration will follow at 10:00 a.m. Interment will take place after the service at Riverside Cemetery, 200 S. Montgomery Ave., Norristown, PA 19403.


In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Claire’s memory to the Alzheimer’s Association at


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