melanie silver

Melanie Jean Silver of Weirton, passed away on Thursday, October 27, 2022. She was 49.
Melanie was born in Weirton, WV, one of four children born to Martin W. and Carol Williams Oiler of Colliers, WV.
A graduate of Brooke High School, Melanie was a homemaker who will be remembered for her kind heart and her very loving nature and kindness to others.
Mel cherished her annual family vacations to Myrtle Beach. Like most ladies, she was an avid shopper and loved watching drama shows on TV.
Sadly, Melanie was preceded in death by her twin sister, Michelle McAbee in 2014.
In addition to her parents, Mel will be remembered in love by her husband, Joseph Adrian Silver, Jr.; her children, Joey, Anthony, Carlee and Stephanie Silver (Chris), and Lacey (Kevin) Van Fossen; her brother, Marty Oiler (Mandy McQuiston); her sister, Elizabeth Oiler (Kenny); three grandchildren, Emma, Harper and Greyson Van Fossen; Brother in Law, Brian Silver (Kelly); nieces and nephews, Kaylee Durbin (Cody), Braden, Grant and Kole Oiler, Hunter McAbee, Lindsey Freshwater (Evan), Ashley Six, Briana Beaman, Daniel, Brandon, and Dillon Silver; great nieces and nephews, Lily Durbin, Layla and Isaac Beaman, Alyssa, Ivy and Zia Freshwater; Nicholas Danner, and Noah Six.
Private family visitation will be held at the Greco- Hertnick Funeral Home 3219 Main Street Weirton, WV.
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  1. Candle Selection 8I love you mom. You were the best person in the world. I will miss you and don’t know how I’ll
    Begin to recover from this. Till I see you again ❤️

  2. So terribly sorry for your loss…love & prayers for her family & friends 💜🙏🙏🙏I only met her once & she was so kind!

  3. Rest Easy my dear friend in the loving arms of our Lord & your sister Michelle. Heaven will be a little brighter with you there as our lives are dimmer. I will miss our talks.

  4. I knew Melanie when her children were young in our neighborhood. She spent summers getting her pool ready and enjoyed activities with her children. She enjoyed decorating for the holidays and visiting her family. She was always a kind, helpful and compassionate person who offered her help to me when I was caring for a handicap sister. Melanie never wanted anything in return. She would help anyone in need and gave more of herself that asking for anything in return .
    As her kids got older Melanie found success outside the home selling jewelry online and doing shows. I said to her “I never knew you were so outgoing.” She said I’m not it just happens when I’m online. Mel’s personality was suited to this type of work. I would tune in not always to buy the jewelry but just to watch Mel. Joe and the kids got involved as well. Mel had the type of personality that drew people in. She was magnetic and charismatic. Last year when I was undergoing chemo and a surgery that didn’t turn out well, Mel gave me hope and encouragement. I dont know how I would have done it without her. She was that kind of person. Melanie was empathetic and had a keen understanding of how others felt. She instilled those values into her children of whom she was very proud of. I pray for Joe and the kids to have strength in the days ahead and find comfort in Mel’s memories.

  5. Candle Selection 8It came as a shock to me when I heard about Mel. She was an amazing person and she will always be missed.
    In my deepest sympathy!!! Prayers sent to Joe and your family. Love you all.

  6. Candle Selection 1RIP my beautiful dear friend without you I wouldn’t be who I am today I will forever carry our friendship in my heart

  7. Candle Selection 8Mel, I don’t even know where to begin…I’m so grateful for the many, many years of our friendship. I only wish it could have lasted well into our golden years. You will be missed and certainly never forgotten. I will love you forever, Darlin.

  8. So many precious memories come to mind when I think of you. From kindergarten at Colliers primary school to our first job we had at the DQ. You were definitely one of my besties. Your heart was golden and you were so genuine. We didn’t talk often but when we did we just picked up where we left off. You made friendship so easy. I was happy you met your love Joe and were blessed with three wonderful children. I know your family was most important to you and how proud you were of all of them. Hope you rest easy and are no longer in pain my beautiful friend ❤️

  9. Candle Selection 8Mel, my dear friend, I can’t believe this is real. We sure had some fun times together and I will hold my memories of us close to my heart. RIP friend and tell Michelle I said hi. Until we meet again 😥❤️

  10. Candle Selection 8From the times on the baseball field with Joey to the summer pool parties at your house to yelling at me and Joey for being idiots , you will forever be missed Mel.. We all love you and you will always be a second mom to me!

  11. Candle Selection 2So shocked to see this. I started crying. I remember when she and Michelle were born. I loved them both. So sorry. Prayers and love.


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