James E. Messinger Sr.(1953 - 2019)

James E. Messinger, Sr.

York - James E. Messinger, Sr., 65, passed away Monday, January 21, 2019, at York Hospital. He was the husband of Debra L. (Mason) Messinger with whom he shared 41 years of marriage.

Mr. Messinger was born in York, Sunday, February 15, 1953, son of the late Merel H. and Doris L. (Landis) Messinger.

James was a machine operator for Adhesive Research, from which he retired. He was a member of Stewartstown Baptist Church.

In his spare time, he enjoyed drawing, painting and woodworking.

In addition to his wife, survivors include three children, James E. Messinger, Jr. and his wife, Rose, Corey J. Messinger and his wife, Hope, all of York, and a daughter, Amy L. Foley and her husband, Matthew of Stewartstown; seven grandchildren; two sisters, Lisa A. Nispal and her husband, Donald of Dover, and Peggy A. Smith and her husband, Brian of York; and several nieces and nephews.

Celebration of Life service will be 11 a.m., Monday, January 28, 2019, at Stewartstown Baptist Church, 18631 5 Forks Rd., Stewartstown, PA 17363. Officiating will be his pastor, Tim A. Parker. Visitation will be held from 10-11 a.m., prior to the service at the church. Burial will be in Susquehanna Memorial Gardens, York.


Funeral Home

Leroy R Leber Funeral Home Inc
2290 School St York, PA 17408
(717) 764-2470

Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on Jan. 25, 2019