Joseph W. Messner May 21, 1933 - Aug 27, 2017
John Mooney says:Submitted on: Aug 30, 2017
On behalf of the St. James High School Alumni Association, I offer our deepest sympathies on your loss. John Mooney, STJ, '50
Joseph W. “Gander” Messner, age 84, a longtime resident of Delaware County, passed away on August 27, 2017. Joseph was a graduate of St. James High School Class of 1950 and Villanova University. He was retired from Triangle Engineering Co., which he owned and operated. Joseph was a past member of Penn Oaks Country Club and past president of the Chester Jaycees. He proudly served his country with the United States navy on the USS Quincy during the Korean conflict. Joseph was an avid golfer and a boating enthusiast.
Joseph was the son of the late Joseph G. Messner and Roberta (LaBonty) Messner, and brother of the late Ronald Messner.
SURVIVORS: His wife: Joan (Henderson) Messner, 5 children: Joseph (Donna Markley), Christopher (Carolyn), Michael (Debbie), Amy Messner-Blackburn, and Thomas (Margaret), 4 step children: George Ricci, Theresa Tobin (Bill), John Ricci (Theresa), and Jeffrey Ricci, 20 grand children and 19 great-grandchildren, and a sister: Roberta Marrone.
VISITATION: Friday from 11:30 am-12:30 pm at the Nolan Fidale Funeral Home 5980 Chichester Ave., Aston, PA. FUNERAL LITURGY: Friday at 12:30 PM at the funeral home. BURIAL: St. Thomas the Apostle cemetery, Glen Mills. Condolences: www.nolanfidale.com.
Nolan-Fidale Funeral Home
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Aston, PA 19014
St. Thomas The Apostle Cemetery
Sep 01, 2017 1:30pm - 2:00pm430 Valleybrook Road
Glen Mills, PA 19342