George E. Messenger

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George E. Messenger, 86, of Westminster, died Wednesday, June 19, 2013, at Elternhaus Assisted Living in Dayton, Md.

Born Dec. 9, 1926, in Clarksburg, W.Va., he was the son of the late Jesse and Leda Cain Messenger. He was the husband of Catherine M. Messenger, his wife of 62 years.

He worked as an electrician for 50 years at Columbia Union College, now Washington Adventist University.

He was a member of the Westminster Seventh-day Adventist Church. He was an avid ham radio operator, enjoyed photography, trains, music, and spending time with family and friends.

Surviving are sons David Messenger and wife Amy, of Frederick, Barry Messenger and wife Deborah, of Brinklow, Thomas Messenger and wife Jacqueline, of Brookeville, and Ronald Messenger and wife Teresa, of Gaston, Ore.; daughter Susan Marcellino and husband Joseph, of Sykesville; 16 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

He was predeceased by a daughter, Mary A. Thompson; a grandson, Nathan Thompson; and siblings Harold Messenger and Lois McGibney.

Memorial services will be held at a later date at Westminster Seventh-day Adventist Church. Private interment will be in Evergreen Memorial Gardens.

Arrangements are by Myers-Durboraw Funeral Home in Westminster.

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Myers-Durboraw Funeral Home - Westminster
91 Willis Street
Westminister, MD 21157
Published in Carroll County Times on June 22, 2013
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