Born February 6, 1972 in Bradford, he was a son of David Bizzarro of Bradford and Julie (Gum) Day of Port Orange Fl.
On June 12, 1993 in St. Bernard Church, he married Michelle R. (Stidd) Bizzarro who survives.
He attended Bradford area schools and graduated from Warren High School in 1990.
He started working at Togi's Family Restaurant in the early 1990's and after his marriage Mel and Michelle purchased Togi's Family Restaurant.
Mel was an avid golfer and golfed in several area leagues. He was a member of the Pennhills Club and the Pine Acres Country Club. He formerly coached Little League Baseball, Midget League Football and Bradford Youth Basketball League.
Surviving in addition to his wife, is one daughter, Melanie Bizzarro, of Pittsburgh, one son, Vincenzo "Vinnie" Bizzarro, of Bradford, two sisters, Melissa (Kevin) Winter, of Prosper TX, and Joy (Shane) Harless of Bradford, and several nieces and nephews.
At the family's request there will be no visitation. Private services will be held at the convenience of family at the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes, Inc. East Main St., with the Rev. Vincent Cieslewicz, pastor of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church officiating. Burial will be in St. Bernard Cemetery.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to the SPCA, P.O. Box 113 Bradford PA, 16701, or to any area youth sports programs.
On line condolences may be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com