42, passed away on October 1, 2016, at Newark Beth Israel Hospital. Melissa was born in Bayonne and has resided there all her life. She earned her BA from the New Jersey City University. She was a member of the office staff at the Jersey Journal Newspaper in Jersey City. Daughter of Thomas E. Trevena and the late Irene H. (nee: Benson). Niece of Nancy and Bob Meyer. She is also survived by her caregiver Elaine Seben, and many cousins and sorority sisters. Funeral arrangements by G. KEENEN O’BRIEN Funeral Home, 984 Avenue C.