MELVIN CHERPAKO 1940-2020 Mel passed away January 3, 2020 peacefully, in his sleep. Left to mourn are Mel’s wife Nellie of 57 years, daughter Andrea (Carson), three grandchildren Sophie, Silas and Sawyer, his brother Leonard and all remaining family. He is predeceased by his brother Lawrence and grandchild Pierce. Mel and Nellie owned & operated two successful hair salons, Garden City Beauty Salon and Mels Hair Care Centre for 40 years. A funeral service will be held on Saturday January 11th at 10:00am at Cropo Funeral Chapel 1442 Main St. Winnipeg, Manitoba. Cremation has already taken place.