Watertown- The funeral for Melissa J. Messina, 50, of High St., will be 4 pm Friday, February 15th at the Reed & Benoit Funeral Home. Spring burial will be in Evans Mills Cemetery. Calling hours are from 2 pm - 4 pm prior to the funeral.
Ms. Messina passed away Tuesday, February 5th at University Hospital in Syracuse.
She was born in Watertown a daughter to Joseph W. Messina and Louise Rosecrans Messina. She graduated from Indian River High School and attended Jefferson Community College for one year. Melissa worked as a waitress for many years at the Commons at Fort Drum and also worked for the Watertown Daily Times. She enjoyed traveling to the area casinos.
Melissa is survived by her mother Louise Messina, Evans Mills. Three sons Michael and Trey, Watertown; Joseph, Wyoming. Two daughters Stephanie Blewett, Watertown and Tiarra Messina, Evans Mills. Two grandchildren Lois Blewett and Allora Messina. Her sister Bethany Cheever, Evans Mills. A nephew Corey Cheever; Aunts, Uncles and Cousins.
Condolences may be made at www.reedbenoit.com.