On March 31, 2007, Edmund Joseph "E.J." Mellendick, Jr., beloved husband of Kathy Mellendick; loving father of Mark, Craig and Brian, father in-law of Lani and Karen; and devoted grandfather "Pop" of Megan, Amanda, Allison, Kelly, Shannon and Erin. He is also survived by other relatives and friends. Family will receive friends on Monday, April 2nd from 3 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at STERLING ASHTON SCHWAB WITZKE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 1630 Edmondson Avenue, Catonsville. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, April 3rd at 10 a.m. at St. Agnes Catholic Church, 5422 Old Frederick Road, Catonsville, with interment to follow in the St. Alphonsus Church Cemetery, Woodstock, MD. Contributions may be made in his memory to: The American Cancer Society, 8219 Town Center Drive, P.O. Box 43025, Baltimore, Maryland 21236-0025, and Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital, Inc., 1708 West Rogers Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland 21206.