Melissa Arechiga, loving mother of Antonio Arechiga, passed away peacefully on September 1st, after a sudden illness with son Tony at her bedside. She is also survived by her mother Judy Ambrosini( Vince)her father Rick Glenn(Helen) brother Rick Glenn Jr.(Julie) , step brothers Kevin Stobaugh,, Ron Stobaugh(Tracy), a loving Arechiga family and many nieces , nephews, and friends. Melissa was a graduate and 1987 senior class president of Ponderosa High School, she lived most of her life in El Dorado County. She proudly graduated from Sacramento State, loved to travel especially to the Bahamas, enjoyed swimming, being with her many friends and most of all spending time with her son, Tony. As for her professional life, she worked for Merck and several other pharmaceutical companies as a top sales representative. During her fifteen-year career with Merk, she received many awards for outstanding sales and collaborative efforts. Melissa was a loving person and will never be forgotten. It was Melissa's fondest wish that her beloved son Tony could attend college. In lieu of flowers-please consider a donation to assist in this effort.