TORRINGTON >> Jonathan M. Messenger, 53, passed away on Tuesday, April 30, 2013, at the home of his parents in Barkhamsted, following a lengthy illness. He was the husband of Cathy (Bergen) Messenger. Born in Winsted, Feb. 8, 1960, he was the son of Merlin L. and Cassandra B. (Clark) Messenger.
Prior to his illness, he had worked for the State of CT, Dept. of Transportation, for over 25 years. He was a graduate of Northwest Regional High School #7, class of 1979 and was a veteran of the US Air Force.
In addition to his loving parents and wife, he is survived by his children, Marisa Messenger, Jennifer Gannon and her husband Joel all of Winsted and Shannon Messenger of New Hartford; two step-daughters, Danielle Davis of Torrington and Denise Davis of North Carolina; two brothers, Scott and Jeffrey Messenger both of Barkhamsted and a grandson, Micah Gannon.
A memorial services is scheduled for Saturday, May 4, at 11 a.m. at the Winsted United Methodist Church with the Rev. Florence Eddins officiating. There are no calling hours.
Memorial contributions may be made to the
, 825 Brook Street, I-91 Tech Ctr., Rocky Hill, CT 06067. To leave an online condolence, please visit www.maloneyfuneral.com.