J. Messina, 50, of High Street, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 5, at
University Hospital in Syracuse.
The funeral will be 4 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 15, at Reed & Benoit Funeral Home. Spring
burial will be in Evans Mills Cemetery. Calling hours are 2
to 4 p.m. prior to the funeral.
Born in Watertown a daughter of Joseph W. Messina and Louise
Rosecrans Messina, she graduated from Indian River High
School and attended Jefferson Community College for one
Melissa worked as a waitress for many years at the Commons
at Fort Drum and also worked for the Watertown Daily
She enjoyed traveling to the area casinos.
Surviving are her mother, Louise Messina, Evans Mills; three
sons, Michael and Trey, Watertown, and Joseph, Wyoming; two
daughters, Stephanie Blewett, Watertown and Tiarra Messina,
Evans Mills; two grandchildren, Lois Blewett and Allora
Messina; a sister, Bethany Cheever, Evans Mills; a nephew,
Corey Cheever; aunts, uncles and cousins.
Condolences may be made at www.reedbenoit.com.
Information provided by Reed
& Benoit Funeral
Home and Newzjunky, Watertown, N.Y.