Melissa Orchanian Juliano

Melissa Orchanian Juliano, 40, of Ashland, passed away Wednesday, September 1, 2021 at her home surrounded by her family. Born September 16, 1980 in Sᾶo Paulo, Brazil, she was the daughter of Francisco Juliano, Jr. and Janete (Orchanian) Juliano.

Melissa was a practicing physician who was fully invested in her work. She enjoyed dancing to any type of music, quilting, crocheting, water color painting, stamping and hand postcard making. She also enjoyed traveling, especially to the ocean and the Outer Banks of North Carolina, and would have liked to travel more. Melissa loved her dogs, Zeus and Bear, and especially loved spending time with her family.

She is survived by her husband, Daniel Wade; her mother, Janete Orchanian Juliano; and her sister, Juliana Gallagher. 

She was preceded in death by her father.

A gathering for family and friends will be held from 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, September 8, 2021 at the Ashland Home of Wappner Funeral Directors, 308 Claremont Avenue, Ashland where a memorial service will follow at 10:00 a.m. conducted by Rev. Ronald Daley.

Words of comfort may be expressed to the family at www.wappner.com.

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