Melody K Duffield

June 15, 1961 - January 26, 2023
Melody K Duffield

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Melody K. “Mel” Yeager Duffield, 61, of Wellsville, passed away at home on Thursday, January 26, 2023 following a courageous battle with cancer.  

Mel was born in East Liverpool on June 15, 1961, the daughter of the late Robert and Nancy (Chrisman) Yeager.  She was a 1979 graduate of Wellsville High School and lived in the area her entire life.  Mel was employed at Homer Laughlin China Company and was a member of the Eagles Post 772, American Legion Post 70, and VFW Post 5647. 

Those left to cherish her memory are: her husband, Raymond Duffield, Sr., whom she married in 1995; her children, Denny (LeeAnne) Byers, of Petersburg, OH, and Michelle Byers, of East Liverpool; and her  sister, Julie Williams, of Chester.  Melody also leaves behind 7 grandchildren.  

Along with her parents, Mel was preceded in death by: her son, Donald Byers, and her brothers: Jeff, Curt, and Bob Yeager.

Visitation will be held on Monday, January 30, 2023 from 5PM-7PM at Care Funeral & Cremation Specialists-MacLean Chapel, on Riverside Avenue, Wellsville.  Mel will be laid to rest in Spring Hill Cemetery.

The family is requesting donations be made in Mel’s name to: Steubenville Catholic Charities, 430 Slack Street, Steubenville, OH  43952.


Visiting Hours

Care Funeral & Cremation Specialists- MacLean Chapel - Directions
509 Riverside Avenue Wellsville OH
  • Monday, January 30, 2023
  • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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  • February 03, 2023
    Katheryn Markle says:
    You have my utmost sympathy, empathy, and love. I never physically met your loved one, but we were friends on Facebook, and I am friends with some of you as well. I knew she had been sick, poor lady. May she rest in peace. I am so sad and sorry that you all are having this loss. Hugs to all.