Carol Messer
1947 - 2019
BORN
1947
DIED
2019
FUNERAL HOME
Catagnus Funeral Home
711 North Franklin Street
Pottstown, PA
Carol L. (Pettit) Messer, 71, of Douglassville, wife of Gerald N. Messer Jr., passed away on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at her home.
Born in Pottstown on November 30, 1947, she was the daughter of the late William and Annette (Smith) Pettit.
Carol was a member of the Bird Chapter No. 460 Order of the Eastern Star where she served as trustee. She graduated from Owen J. Roberts High School in 1965 and attended Kutztown College until 1969. She went on to receive her Masters in Education from Penn State University. Carol worked as a teacher at Reading High School, North East Junior High in Reading, and Pottsgrove High School. At the West Campus of Montgomery County Community College, she worked as a placement testing advisor, health sciences advisor, and as an adjunct instructor for the Reading Department and retired after 19 years of service. Carol loved to travel and read and enjoyed animals and wildlife of all types.
Surviving with her husband of 48 years is son William S. Messer; sisters Irene Pettit and Doris Baer; grandson Tyler Messer; half-brother John Slatauski, husband of Ruth, of Las Vegas and half sister Barbara Feltman, wife of Lowell, of Las Vegas. She is predeceased by her sister Nancy Pettit.
A memorial service will be Wednesday, February 13, at 11:00AM at Catagnus Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Inc., 711 N. Franklin Street, Pottstown, with the family greeting friends from 9:30AM to 10:45AM. A private burial will be at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Carol's name to Forever Home Rescue, 97 Zeiber Rd., Parkerford, PA 19457.
Published by The Mercury from Feb. 11 to Feb. 12, 2019.
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MEMORIAL EVENTS
Feb
13
Visitation
9:30a.m. - 10:45a.m.
Catagnus Funeral Home
711 North Franklin Street, Pottstown, PA
Feb
13
Memorial service
11:00a.m.
Catagnus Funeral Home
711 North Franklin Street, Pottstown, PA
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Gerry, I am so sorry to hear of Carols passing, I hope you can find comfort in the memories you shared. My condolences to you, May She Rest in Peace.

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Lori Harrison
February 13, 2019
My deepest sympathy !



Patty (Schwenk) Murray
Former classmate
February 13, 2019
Patty Murray
February 13, 2019
Gerry,
We are sorry to hear of Carol's passing.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.
Betty Ann and Yogi
February 12, 2019
Our sincere condolences to the Messer family in the loss of your dear love one. Our prayers are as yours, that God provide his care and comfort you each day.
Psalms 145:18,19
Your neighbor..
February 12, 2019
Gerry we are so sorry for your loss prayers for you and your family, Michelle & Joe!
February 12, 2019
Dear Gerry,
Very sorry to hear about Carol. Please accept my condolences and prayers.
Cousin Denny
Oshkosh, Wisconsin
Denny Messer
February 11, 2019
I am so sorry for your loss. May you take comfort in the love of those who share your loss and in the "peace" that the Holy Scriptures give. Jeremiah 29:11
Pat
February 11, 2019
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