KILL DEVIL HILLS — LCDR William Meads Mello, retired, passed away on August 17, 2022. He is preceded in death by his loving parents Captain William Mello and Elizabeth Meads Mello.
Bill Mello’s life is celebrated by his wife, Ann J. Mello, his children, Kim Mello and partner Shawn Smith, and Dr. Brad Mello and partner Tom Federowski.
He was an amazing husband and father. He was a career Navy man, a woodworker, and an outstanding gardener. He graduated from Aruba High School where he was a star athlete and went on to Penn State University where he received degrees in Petroleum and Chemical Engineering.
A sea-loving man all his life, his ashes will be returned to the sea. In lieu of flowers, if you feel inclined, please pour a glass of your favorite adult beverage (Bill’s was vodka on the rocks) and toast his memory.
Twiford Funeral Homes, Outer Banks is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.TwifordFH.com.