Melvin T. Kaukeinen

Born: Sun., Oct. 29, 1939
Died: Fri., Apr. 26, 2019


10:30 AM to 11:30 AM, Fri., May 03, 2019
Location: Frederick B. Welker Funeral Home

Funeral Service

11:30 AM Fri., May 03, 2019
Location: Frederick B. Welker Funeral Home

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     Melvin T. Kaukeinen Jr., 79, of Bel Air, M.D., passed away Friday, April 26, 2019, at the Upper Chesapeake Hospital in Bel Air.
     Born Oct. 29, 1939, in Washington, D.C., he was a son to the late Melvin T. Sr. and the former Gertrude Yorks.
     Melvin was a graduate of Jersey Shore High School. Melvin retired from Woolworth's after 40 years of service and later was employed by A.C. Moore.
     Surviving is his loving wife, Timi L. Blackwell. they were united in marriage on Aug. 23, 1958. Also surviving are his son, Melvin T. Kaukeinen III, of Bel Air; two daughters, Cindy L. Kaukeinen, of Elkton, M.D., and Kelly Hoover, of Bel Air; grandchildren, Brian (Sarah), Ashley (Ryan), Kurt, Matthew (Mona), Kaelin, Kaysea, Lily, Charlotte, and Grant; a brother, Joseph (Phyllis) Kaukeinen, of Rochester, N.Y.; a sister, Linda Esposit, of Jersey Shore; and a step-sister, Sally Hollick, of North Carolina.
     A funeral service will be held 11:30 a.m. Friday, May 3, at Frederick B. Welker Funeral Home, 125 N. Main St., Jersey Shore. A time of visitation will be held 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 3, until the time of service at Welker Funeral Home. He will be laid to rest in the Jersey Shore Cemetery.
     In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Michael J. Fox Parkinson's Foundation at

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Danielle Schrader
   Posted Thu May 02, 2019
Mel was my first boss. My mom got me the job at ACMoore. I’m sure I annoyed the crap out of him at 15/16 years old but he was always in a good mood, always had a smile on his face. He’ll definitely be remembered by the Schrader family. So sorry for your loss.

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