Emerick, Melvin Ray, 55, of Boswell, passed away on January 2, 2023. Born February 24, 1967, in Martinsburg, West Virginia. Preceded in death by Francis Jr. & Theresa F. (Barrett) Emerick, nephews Thomas L. Walters and Bruce M. Emerick, great niece Tezmurai Shaffer, and sister Doris I. Emerick. Survived by siblings Maryann (Barrett) Platter, Paul J. Emerick, Janet (Emerick) Rininger, Roger D. Emerick, Charles F. Emerick, James W. Emerick, Rick L. Emerick, and Brenda (Emerick) Morales. Memorial service will be held on Saturday, January 21, 2023, 11:00am at Laurel Hill Gospel Tabernacle, 7415 Somerset Pike, Boswell, PA 15531.