OBITUARY Mel Stottlemyre Sr. November 13, 1941 – January 13, 2019 Melvin Leon Stottlemyre was born on November 13, 1941 in Hazleton, Missouri and passed away on January 13, 2019 in Seattle, Washington at the age of 77. Mel was a professional baseball player for the NY Yankees from 1964 to 1974. His coaching career included 1984-1993 for the NY Mets, 1994-1995 for the Houston Astros, 1996-2005 for the NY Yankees and 2008 for the Seattle Mariners. Mel was a five-time MLB All Star, and a five-time World Series Champion as a coach. In 2015, the Yankees dedicated a plaque in Monument Park in Mel’s honor. Mel was a longtime resident of Sammamish, Washington. He loved hunting and fishing and especially loved time with his grandkids. Mel is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Jean; sons, Mel, Jr. (Lisa) and Todd (Erica); his brother, Jeff (Ellen); sister, Joyce; and 8 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his son, Jason and his brother, Keith. A Funeral Service will be held for Mel on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 1:00pm at Sunset Hills Funeral Home 1215 145th Place SE, Bellevue, WA 98007. A special thank you to Dr. Jan Abkowitz and nurses at Seattle Cancer Care for the extra time you gave us with Mel. We will be forever grateful. In lieu of flowers, gifts in memory of Mel may be made payable to: “UW Foundation” Please list Mel Stottlemyre Blood Cancer Research Memorial Fund in the memo line. Donations may be mailed to: UW Medicine Advancement, Box 358045, Seattle, WA 98195. You may also contribute to the Mel Stottlemyre Blood Cancer Research Memorial Fund online at AccelerateMed.org/Stottlemyre PALLBEARERS Jeff Stottlemyre Ryan Stottlemyre Keith Stottlemyre Kent Stottlemyre Sonya Stottlemyre Kevin Stottlemyre Send Flowers Show Your Support Share Obituary share to facebook share by email share link Receive Notifications
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