Melissa S. Hunt, 45, passed away at The Gardens at Stevens, PA on Monday, February 4, 2019.
She was born July 8, 1973, in Ephrata, PA to David O. Hunt and Charlotte R. (Hurst) Hunt.
Melissa was preceded in death by her mother Charlotte and a sister, Julia B. Fritz.
Surviving Melissa are her Father, Step-Mother, Patricia Fasnacht, a sister Allison Hunt of San Diego, CA, a brother David Hunt, Jr. husband of Karen (Smith) Hunt of Hershey, PA, and a nephew, Jonathan Hunt of Hershey, PA.
Melissa was a graduate of Ephrata High School and went on to receive her Bachelors in English from the University of Delaware and her Masters from the University of Kansas. After college, she spent her working life in social services, helping others. In 1998 she founded and ran her own newspaper in Lancaster called "The Inside." She made many mission trips to Central America and spent some time working in England and Mexico. She played tennis at Ephrata High School and was an avid lifelong tennis fan.
Melissa's family wants to thank the entire staff of the Gardens at Stevens for their kind and compassionate care.
Services will be private and at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to https://hdsa.org/
Huntington Disease Society of America
505 Eighth Avenue, Suite 902
New York, NY 10018