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Melanie Szentirmay
March 18, 1924 - March 27, 2019
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<div itemprop="description">On Wednesday, March 27, 2019, Melanie Szentirmay (nee Tyahun), Beloved wife to the late Joseph Szentirmay and loving mother of Joseph and John Szentirmay, passed away quietly and peacefully at age 95. <br> <br>Melanie was born on March 18th, 1924 in Belgrade, Yugoslavia (now Serbia). On October 28th, 1954, she married Joseph Szentirmay in Stanley Presbyterian Church, Westmount. <br> <br>She had a passion for music, was devoted to her family and her church, played the organ for many years at Westminister Presbyterian in Pierrefonds and loved nature, wildlife and loved feeding the birds. She was known for her kind and compassionate spirit, had a good hearty laugh and always gave to charities. She will be dearly missed. <br> <br>Melanie is survived by sons Joseph (Marisa), John (Zdenka), granddaughter Helen, sister Helen Mueller of USA, niece Melanie (Henry) and nephew Leonard, cousins Dr. Szabolcs Tyahun of Hungary, Dr. Hans Brod, Dr. Christa Brod-Falke, her children Laura and Ruben of Germany and Lydia Juhàsz of Hungary, as well as other family members and friends. <br> <br>Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 6th, 2019 at Rideau Funeral Home at 1:00PM. Visitation will be on Friday from 5:00PM until 9:00PM. <br> <br>In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Westminister Presbyterian Church (13140 Rue Monk, Pierrefonds, QC H8Z 1T6) in memory of Melanie. <br></div>