Melanie Rose (Carr) Cartwright

June 5, 1968 ~ October 20, 2022 (age 54) 54 Years Old

Melanie Cartwright Obituary

            Melanie Rose “Mel” (Carr) Cartwright, 54, of Etters, formerly of Altoona died unexpectedly October 20, 2022.

            She was born June 5, 1968, in Altoona a daughter of Rosetta Carr and Shukar Elahee. She married Wayne T. Cartwright on March 20, 1993, in Eastpointe, Michigan.

            Surviving are her husband, Wayne; two children, daughter Miranda Cartwright, and son Justin Cartwright all of Etters; her mother Rosetta Carr; her sister Jalonda Carr and her children, Blake Walker, Brent Murphy, Jason Carr-Keefe, Travis Carr-Keefe, David Carr-Owens, Zoey Carr, and Zada Carr; an aunt Loretta Carr; brother-in-law Timothy Cartwright, and his daughter Andrea; sister-in-law Dawn (Cartwright) Smith and her husband David, and their children, Zachary, Carsyn, Callista, and Grayson; sister-in-law Helen Papi and her husband Andrew, and their children, Kiara Wolfe, Ethan Papi, and Sarah Papi; cousin David Thomas and his wife Kirsten, and their daughter Taylor; cousin Timmie Thomas-Brown and her children, Darius Brown and Jaden Brown; and cousin Jamie Butler.

            Mel was a member of Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church, and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

            She was a 1986 graduate of Altoona Area High School and the Altoona Area Vocational-Technical School.

            She was employed as an excellent seamstress in various positions and industries throughout her career. Mel, most recently, was a caretaker for her elderly mother.

            Friends will be received from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Wednesday November 16, 2022, at Myers-Somers Funeral Home, Inc., 501 Sixth Avenue, Altoona where a memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Keith R. Moore, officiant.

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November 16, 2022

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Myers-Somers Funeral Home, Inc.
501 Sixth Avenue
Altoona, PA 16602

Memorial Service
November 16, 2022

1:00 PM
Myers-Somers Funeral Home, Inc.
501 Sixth Avenue
Altoona, PA 16602


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