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Lansing Funeral Home
Sunday November 4th, 2018
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Monday November 5th, 2018

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Melvin T. Eastman

Melvin Eastman, 75, passed away on Tuesday, October 30, 2018, at Cayuga Medical Center as a result of a head injury.  Born September 11, 1943, to the late John and Ethel (Crockford) Eastman, Mel graduated from Lansing High School in 1961.  After serving in the US Army from 1965 to 1967 during the Vietnam Era Conflict, Mel went on to work for Smith Corona, Cargill Salt Company, and he retired as a Rural Carrier with the United States Post Office.

A fan of many sports, especially the St. Louis Cardinals, Mel bowled and played slow-pitch softball for a number of years.

In addition to his parents, Mel was predeceased by siblings Sandra, Sharon, Delores, Lynn, John, Bruce, Chuck, and George.  Mel is survived by his wife of 42 years, Georgia (Wood) Eastman, children Erin (Jamie) Perkins and Graham Eastman, grandchildren Allen and Alexandra Wright, Savannah Eastman, Evan Perkins, and another grandchild he also would have adored due in February.  He is also survived by brothers Ronnie, Bill, and Marvin Eastman and sister Dorothea (Eastman) Watts.

Calling hours will be held Sunday, November 4, 2018, from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. at Lansing Funeral Home, 32 Auburn Road, Lansing, NY 14882.  The funeral service will be held Monday, November 5, 2018, at 1:00 p.m. at All Saints Church, 347 Ridge Road, Lansing, NY 14882. Burial will follow at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a contribution to Homes for Our Troops at www.hfotusa.org, or a charity of one’s choice.

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A candle was lit in memory of Melvin Eastman

Stephannie Burlew Nov 28 2018 12:00 AM

Dear Georgia and Family,
Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this very sad time.

Beth Hogan, John and Sophie Callister

Beth Hogan Nov 8 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Melvin Eastman

Liz Bower Nov 4 2018 12:00 AM

Dear Georgia and Family, sending my thought and prayers to you. Keep all the memories in your heart. I worked with Melvin at Cargill and have some fun memories from then. A great guy. Keep all the fond memories in your heart until you meet again.

Liz Bower Nov 3 2018 12:00 AM

Sorry didnt see where could enter my name. Dear Georgia and family from Ed and Liz Bower. Sending our thought and prayers to you and family. Lots of fond memories in your heart until you meet again.

Liz Bower Nov 3 2018 12:00 AM

Uncle Melvin, looked so much like Dad, I think the two of them looked the most alike out of 13. He will be missed. Erin Let your memories help you in the days ahead losing your parent is one of the worse things we have to go through but just remember his love for you and your son, Aunt Georgia let the good times and the love that brought the two of you together be where you find your strength in the days ahead. Graham may your father's goodness and love help to guide you as an example to live your life by. Love to you all, Lesa

Lesa Eastman Townsend Nov 2 2018 12:00 AM

Georgia, Erin, and Graham
I am so sorry to hear of your loss. You are in my thoughts.
Dianne Burke

Dianne Burke Nov 2 2018 12:00 AM

Dear Georgia and family
I'm sorry to hear about Mel, know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. Sending love,
Annajean Powers, Jennifer Gell

annajean powers Nov 1 2018 12:00 AM

I remember all the times in school. Thoughts and prayers to Georgia and family.

Helen & Jim Dormady Nov 1 2018 12:00 AM

Georgia and family sorry to hear of your husbands passing. May fond memories help ease your sorrow

Alan F Meade Nov 1 2018 12:00 AM

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