Messina, Michael D., SR Michael D. Messina, Sr., age 63, of West Haven passed away suddenly on January 1, 2013. Loving husband of Barbara Adams Messina. Born in New Haven, son of Nellie Brooks Messina of North Carolina and the late Constantine F. Messina. Father of James (Gwen Williamson) Messina of West Haven, father of Michael (Shannon) Messina, Jr. of Southport, grandfather of Aedan and Michela Messina, brother of John (Nancy) Messina of Wallingford, Paul (Marcia) Messina of West Haven, and Doris Ehlenfeldt of NC. Michael served in the US Marine Corps during the Vietnam War, and Michael worked for WellPoint/Anthem BCBS as a business analyst. He was also a member of the New London Motorcycle Club, City Point Yacht Club and a parishioner of Our Lady of Victory Church. The hours for visitation will be Monday from 4-8pm, with reflection at 7pm, at the West Haven Funeral Home at the Green. Family and friends are invited to meet directly at Our Lady of Victory Church on Tuesday morning at 11am for a Mass of Christian Burial. Interment to follow in East Lawn Cemetery, East Haven. Flowers are appreciated, as are donations to OLOV's "Beacon on the Hill," which provides services to families in need: 634 Jones Hill Road, West Haven, CT 06516. For online condolences please visit our website at www.westhavenfuneral.com
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Published in The New Haven Register on Jan. 6, 2013
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