Biography: Yvonne Melvin, daughter of the late Mattie Washington and Lonnie Melvin, was born on December 21, 1953 in New York City. Yvonne transitioned on September 22, 2021 at Isabella Geriatric Center.
Yvonne attended Julia Richman High School She was known for her loving kindness and hospitality. She loved to cook, sew, go shopping and play her music. She was always the "life of the party" and loved to dance.
She leaves to cheris her memories, her spouse of 47 years; Herbert (Skip) Lee; two loving sons to which she was super mom, Leon and Kinte Melvin; 4 grand children: Tyshawn, Tianna, Talayzia Melvina dn Nakia Maupin; one brother; Lonnie Melvin, and one sister, Barbara Melvin. One aunt, Benta Washington; 3 nieces: Tiffany Melvin, Tanya Melvin, and Jessica Melvin; 2 nephews, Michael Melvin and Ely Brown. Yvonne also leaves a host of cousins and friends.
Yvonne will truly be missed. Her memory will live on in the hearts of those whom lives she truly touched.