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Edward C. Melville

Date of Death: December 8, 2019

Date of Birth: December 13, 1942


Topsham – Edward C. Melville, 76, of Topsham passed away on December 8th, 2019 at his home. He was born on December 13, 1942 a son of Horace and Katherine (Barnes) Melville of Brunswick where he attended schools.

Edward enjoyed being at camp at “The Forks”, hunting and fishing, tending to his garden, woodcarving and working on small engines. He was a member of the “Laborers International Union of North America” where he worked as a construction laborer, retiring from C.C.B. in Portland.

Edward is survived by his wife of 35 years, Patricia (Bergquist) Melville, a son Edward C. Melville II and his wife Megan of Whitefield, a daughter Bonni S. Melville of Whitefield, Stepdaughters; Tina (Wilson) Churchill and husband Caleb of Somerville and Sheri (Wilson) Ridgeway and husband Mark of Lewiston. Edward also leaves behind a Brother Arthur Melville and his wife Joanne of Bath, sisters; Juanita and husband Raymond Dyer of Topsham, and Judith Kenny of Arundel as well as 3 grandchildren; Tyson and Breanna Churchill and Kelsea Wilson, 4 great grandchildren, nieces and a nephew.

Edward’s family and friends will hold a private celebration of his life next summer. His family wishes to thank CHANS Hospice for making Edward comfortable and helping the family through their difficult time. Donations may be made to CHANS Hospice, 45 Baribeau Dr. Brunswick, ME. Arrangements are under the care of Funeral Alternatives, 46 Bath Rd. Brunswick. Condolences may be expressed at

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