John J. Messina, 95 of Nanuet, NY passed away peacefully at home Nov. 5. He was born in Mt. Vernon, NY and was predeceased by his wife of 68 years, Betty.
Retired Mt. Vernon Fireman and ex Prisoner of WW2 captured as a result of the Battle of the Bulge. John is survived by his five children.. Joanne (Bruce) Sheffler, Paul (Kathy) Messina, Jack (Sharon) Messina, Ruth (Victor) Messina and Mark (Nancy) Messina. He is also survived by his 12 grandchildren.. Elizabeth (Biz), Meri, Eddie (Woody) , Paul jr., Carmen, Jennifer, Eric, Anthony, Christina, John David, Eric and John, as well as 13 great grandchildren whom he loved dearly and enjoyed tremendously.
Viewing will be at the Joseph W.Sorce Funeral Home 728 West Nyack Road, West Nyack, NY on Thursday, November 8th from 3-8pm. (845) 358-4433 www.sorcefuneralhome.com
A mass of Christian burial will be held Friday November 9th at 11:30 in St. Anthony's Shrine Church, 36 West Nyack Rd. Nanuet, NY. Internment will immediatly follow at St. Anthony's Cemetary.