Melba L. Paige


Melba L. Paige (September 3, 1972 – October 18, 2020)

Melba L. (Carter) Coleman-Paige, age 48, passed away at home on October 18, 2020. She was the loving wife of Duane A. Paige. 

Melba was born on September 3, 1972 and was the daughter of Joyce L. Peters and the late Melvin G. Carter. She attended York city Schools, and graduated from William Penn Senior High School Class of 1990. She went on to become a teacher, teaching at YWCA of York and Christ’s Lutheran Childcare. She also attended Living Word Church of York. Melba loved to cook and spend time with her family, as well as reading and crossword puzzles. 

In addition to her husband Duane, Melba is survived by her daughters Nyara Paige and Brook-Lyn Paige; her grandchildren Nylanni Bamba and Averi Corbin; her mother Joyce Peters and stepfather Thomas G. Peters; her maternal grandparents Pearl A. and Herbert L. Smith; and her paternal grandparents Essie and Leon Carter. She is also survived by her brothers Melvin Carter Jr., David Carter, Joshua Carter, and Brian Coleman; her sisters Carmen Glasco, Carmen Reeder, Ashley Carter, Bridgette Coleman, and Knitque Coleman; her stepmother Mildred Carter; her very special niece Ajianna Coleman; and many other friends, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins. 

The family services are being held privately under the direction of Beck Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Inc. of East York.To plant a beautiful memorial tree in memory of Melba L. Paige, please visit our Tribute Store.

This obituary was originally published here.