Michael John Mello passed away on March 16, 2019. Michael was born on March 9, 1947, in Merced, Calif. Michael served his country in the army from 1966-1968 and then came back to marry his high school sweetheart, Karen, and to start a family. Most of his family life was spent in Santa Cruz County and Atascadero working for PG&E. Camping with his family and riding his Harley Davidson were things that he really enjoyed.
Mike will be missed by his wife Karen, his daughter's Rashelle Moynagh (Terry) and Shannon Mello, grandchildren, Amber and Justin Moynagh, his brother Mitch Garcia (Shirley), as well as many nieces and nephews.
A celebration of life will be held Saturday, April 6, at 1 p.m. at the Atascadero Elks Lodge 1516 El Camino Real, all are welcome.