Melahat O. Mavi

SALEM – Melahat O. Mavi, 89, of Salem, formerly of Leetonia, died at 6:35 p.m. Wednesday at Essex of Salem I.

Born Aug. 5, 1923, in Istanbul, Turkey, she was the daughter of Fehmi and Maise Ozkan.

Mrs. Mavi was a registered nurse.

Her husband, Argon Mavi, M.D., died Feb. 19, 2003.

She is survived by a son, Emre Mavi of Salem.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. today at Franklin Square Cemetery in Salem where burial will follow.

Arrangements were handled by the Woods-Rettig Funeral Home in Leetonia.

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