We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Bronson & Guthlein Funeral Home, Inc.
A Life Well Lived - Ethel Joanna Bunn June 8, 1938 – June 19, 2022
Ethel Joanna Bunn 84, passed away at home on June 19, 2022. The world lost a
beloved mother, grandmother, sister, sister-in-law, aunt and friend,
Ethel was born in Westmoreland, Pennsylvania to Naomi and Daniel Olmizzi. She was
employed as a telephone operator and a teachers-aide. Her most rewarding position
was being an administrator in His Precious Love Ministry where she worked for 20
years. She read and studied the Bible daily and recently was leading a study with
friends every week via conference call. She was a woman of faith and the heart of the
Bunn-Melillo family. It gave her so much joy to pray and encourage people with her
wisdom. Ethel hosted the great birthday parties for her young daughter and then
again for her grandsons. She baked beautiful cakes; she created special games; and
organized crafts that all the children enjoyed.
Ethel was predeceased (2018) by her husband of 55 years, Clarence Rayburn Bunn;
her parents Naomi and Daniel Olmizzi; and her brother Daniel Olmizzi. She is survived
by her daughter, Mary Sue Melillo and son-in-law Nick Melillo: two loving grandsons,
Nicholas and Steven Melillo; her sister Connie Sakash and her husband Roger. She is
survived and missed by numerous nieces and nephews and extended family.
Family and friends are invited to a Celebration of Life on Monday, July 11th from 6-8 at
Grace Church of North Brunswick 321 Old Georges Road North Brunswick Township,
In lieu of flowers donations can be sent to Grace Church of North Brunswick.