Melissa Kienle Hill, 40, went home to be with Jesus on November 12, 2019 after bravely facing a second journey with cancer that proved to be too much. She was born on April 1, 1979 in Columbus, Ohio. She graduated from Columbus South High School in 1997 and later graduated from Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio ‘01. Melissa will be remembered for her love of life and her ability to bring joy to all those she met. She had a creative view of the world, a forgiving spirit and a warm heart. Melissa was proud of many things in her life but nothing brought her more joy than being a mother.
She is survived by her children; Justin Bryant Hill and Kienlee Marie Hill and their father, T.J. Hill; parents Joe and Peggy Kienle; sisters; Jeannie Hohlefelder (Kevin) and Karen Leininger (Shawn); many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and numerous friends.
“But when the kindness and generous love of God our savior appeared, not because of any righteous deeds we had done but because of his mercy, he saved us through the bath of rebirth and renewal by the Holy Spirit, whom he richly poured out on us through Jesus Christ our savior, so that we might be justified by his grace and become heirs in hope of eternal life.” - Titus 3:4-7
Mass of Christian Burial 1:30pm Friday, November 15 at St. Hilary Catholic Church, 2750 W. Market St. Fairlawn,OH 44333, where friends may call 11am-1:30pm.
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