Millard "Chip" Mella
January 25, 2021 - April 23, 2012
MILLARD J. “CHIP”
Age 78, of McCandless Twp., died on Monday, April 23, 2012 at his home, surrounded by his family, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born in Pittsburgh on April 13, 1934, to Anna and Charles Mella. Chip is survived by his daughters, Kathy Stern, Karen (Mark) Hammond, and Carole (Jim) Krebs; his former wife, Elizabeth Reilly; six grandchildren; and extended family and friends. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Martha (Nock) Mella and brothers, Ralph, Bill and Charles. Chip graduated from the Univ. of Pgh. and served his community as a Ross Twp. Police Officer, retiring in 1993 after 25 years on the force. He was also a US Army veteran. An avid outdoor adventurer, he enjoyed fishing, hunting, and gardening. His true passion was landscaping. Visitation Thursday, 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at T.B. DEVLIN FUNERAL HOME, 806 Perry Hwy., North Hills, where a blessing service will be held Friday at 11:30 a.m.