Melissa J. Samuels
Melissa J. Samuels, 53, of New Castle passed away the evening of October 29, 2019, at Quality of Life of New Castle.
Born on September 30, 1966, in Lancaster, Pa. she was the daughter of Charles and Barbara Schwann Lausch. Her father preceded her in death and her mother survives.
Melissa was married to Michael Samuels and he preceded her in death.
Melissa had worked in health care as a nurse's aide. She also did landscaping.
She was a member of New Castle Revival Center.
Melissa was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan. She enjoyed being outdoors gardening and going fishing. Her greatest joy was the time she spent with her family and helping others.
In addition to her mother, Melissa is survived by her daughter, Jocelyn Kulik, her companion of sixteen years, Dennis J. Marlowe, her stepmother, Alice Peoples, her brother, Kelly Drum, her sister, Angela Drum and three grandchildren.
In addition to her father and husband, Melissa was preceded in death by her son.
Visitation will be on Saturday, November 9, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the New Castle Revival Center, 1102 S. Mill St, New Castle, Pa. 16101.
A service will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Revival Center. Pastor Dominick Cestrone will officiate.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Ed & Don DeCarbo Funeral Home and Crematory, 941 South Mill St.
Online condolences may be offered to the family at
Published on November 6, 2019


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Cynthia Reed
Nov 09, 2019
Melissa, I will miss you immensely! Your smile and helpful nature made you one of a kind friend! Will always love you!
Carm DeCarlo
Nov 07, 2019
Melissa was a care giver for my mom, Mildred. I am so grateful for the fact that Melissa not only took care of my mom’s needs, she LOVED her and treated her with the utmost tenderness and concern. Melissa blessed our lives in many, many ways, and my entire family loved her dearly. Rest In Peace, my sister.
Mary Grace Pivarnik
Nov 07, 2019
i worked with Melissa many years ago at Walmart and she helped care for my aunt. She was a wonderful person. God Bless
Linda & Dallas Hartman
Nov 06, 2019
We are very sorry for your loss Dennis! If there is anything you need or a ear to listen to you or talk about your girlfriend we are here for you.