Mr. Dennis L. "Den" Messner, Sr., 63, of Shillington, passed away on Friday, August 16, 2013 at his home.|
He was the husband of Irene E. (Keim) Messner.
Born in Reading, PA, he was the son of the late Samuel L. and Dorothy M. (Troxel) Messner.
Den was a graduate of Governor Mifflin High School. He was a 25 year employee of BARTA as a driver. After retirement, for a brief time, he drove school bus for the Governor Mifflin School District.
Surviving in addition to his wife are two sons, Dennis L., Jr., husband of Heather L. Messner of Shoemakersville; and Kevin M., husband of Kimberly M. Messner of Muhlenberg.
Also surviving are three grandchildren: Deven L, Jared R. and Aubrey M. Messner; and a brother, Scott M., husband of Cindy Messner of Robesonia, and a sister, Carol J., wife of Doug Young of Allentown.
He was predeceased by a sister, Linda R. Firus.
Relatives and Friends are invited to attend his Funeral Service on Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at 10:30 AM from Giles & Yeckley Funeral Home and Crematorium, Inc., 21 Chestnut Street, Mohnton.
A viewing will be held on Tuesday, August 20, 2013 from 7:00 to 9:00 PM, and again on Wednesday, August 21, 2013 from 10:00 to 10:30 AM at the funeral home.
Burial will be in the Wyomissing Cemetery in Gouglersville.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Kimmel Center, 925 Chestnut Street, Suite 110, Philadelphia, PA 19107; or to the Bayada Nurses, 320 Abington Drive, Reading, PA 19610.
Published in www.pottsmerc.com on Aug. 26, 2013