Virginia A. Messinger
(August 27, 1921 - January 10, 2000)
Oneida Daily Dispatch
Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2000
MESSENGER'S BAY - Virginia M. Messinger, 78, of RD 2, Route 31, Canastota,
died Monday, Jan. 10, 2000, at St. Joseph's Hospital, Syracuse, following a
She was born on Aug. 27, 1921, in Canastota, the daughter of Charles and
Pearl Snyder Roberts.
Virginia had lived in the Messenger's Bay area all of her life. She was a
1942 Graduate of Canastota High School.
She hall been a member, Past Noble Grand and Warden of the Canastota
Rebekah Lodge No. 247. Virginia had also been a member of the Self Help
Hard of Hearing (SHHH) Group in Oneida. She had been attending the
Oneida Lake Congregational Church and had been a member of the
Whitelaw Presbyterian Church and the South Bay Chapel.
Virginia married Edway G. Messinger on Aug. 9, 1942, in Canastota.
Edway died on Dec. 22, 1989.
Surviving are three sons and two daughters-in-law, Charles Messinger of
Canastota, Cecil and Joyce Messinger of Perryville, and Carl and Dawn
Messinger of Oneida; four daughters and a son-in-law, Jean Messinger of
Texas, June and Manly Worthley Sr. of Chittenango, Audrey Lowe of
Dayton, N.J. and Fern Messinger at home; one sister, Fern Olcott of
Morrisville; 14 grandchildren; five great grandchildren; and several nieces
and nephews. Virginia was predeceased by a daughter, Pearl Ina Messinger,
who died in 1974. (See Death Notice.)
Date: Monday, July 17, 2000 08:03 AM
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