Mrs. Alvarado was an employee of Aramark Food Service Corp., and worked at O’Fallon Township High School, O’Fallon, IL. She was a cat lover and enjoyed traveling, shopping, and craft shows. She treasured time with her family and was a Green Bay Packers fan.
Melissa was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Larue and Wanda Louise, nee Stokes, Roustio; her paternal grandparents, Elmer and Geneva, nee Russell, Burgess; and a special aunt, Roberta Chouinard.
Surviving are her three children, Amanda (Brian) Sashankar of O’Fallon, IL, Rebecca (Rick) Hansen of Waterloo, IL,
and Jacob (Danielle Pryor, fiancé) Lindley of Belleville, IL;
four grandchildren, Skylar Sashankar, and Laila, Isaiah, and Amir Lindley;
her parents, Richard and Judith, nee Roustio, Burgess;
two brothers, Richard Burgess, and Kevin Burgess;
nieces and nephews;
aunts and uncles;
Memorials can be made to Spencer Pet Rescue, O’Fallon, IL. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Private family visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, August 28, 2020, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL. Standard CDC guidelines, including masks, will be in place upon entrance.