Melissa A. Charney, age 45, passed away suddenly at her home on Wednesday, October 3, 2018.

She was raised in Wilmington and graduated from St. Marks High School in 1991 and attended Neumann University. Missy adored her dog Jake and spending time at the beach. She was a member of the choir at Church of the Holy Child and Eucharist Bread Baking at Holy Angels.

Missy is survived by her fiancé of 10 years, John Janowski (son J.P.); her parents, Joseph and Elizabeth Charney; siblings, Beth Roberts (Scott), Joanne Burke (Patrick), Joseph (Valerie Whalen), Michael (Deia) and Stanley (Lisa); brother-in-law, Arthur Holtzinger; and nieces and nephews Alexandra, Samantha, Jessica, Stephanie, Michael, Tyler, Justin, Lily, Jayden, Mariana, and Stanley. Missy was preceded in death by her sister Sharon.

A visitation with the family will take place on Tuesday, October 9 from 10-10:45 am at the Church of the Holy Child, 2500 Naamans Rd., Wilmington, DE 19810 with a Mass of Christian Burial offered at 11 am. Interment will take place privately.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations in Missy’s name to Church of the Holy Child or Faithful Friends, 12-A Germay Drive, Wilm., DE 19804.