Wilfred J. ?Bill? Melanson was born Sept. 3, 1924 in Massachusetts and passed away June 29, 2007 in Laguna Hills, CA. He was 82. A retired Electrical Engineer, Bill is survived by his son, Richard John Melanson and his wife, Kim; daughters, Patricia Ann Melanson, Kathleen Ann Melanson, Karen Lee Melanson; brother, Richard Melanson; grandkids, Samantha Lee Melanson and Kenneth John Melanson.