52, of Bayonne, passed away on March 8, 2017. Born in Jersey City, Melissa leaves behind her boyfriend, Richie Redding. She was the daughter to the late Marilynn (nee: Taddevo) and to Thomas Vender and his wife Carrie. Melissa was also the sister to Dr. Lydia Fischioni and her husband Alfredo and was the aunt to Olivia and Luca Fischioni. Also surviving Melissa is a host of cousins and friends. In lieu of any flowers, the family requests that donations be made to The Hudson County Animal League with envelopes provided by the funeral home or with a link found at www.MigliaccioFuneralHome.com. Funeral arrangements by MIGLIACCIO Funeral Home, 851 Kennedy Blvd.