Thomas D. Messersmith 1942-2013

WARREN – Thomas Dean Messersmith, 70, passed away Tuesday afternoon, May 7, 2013, at his home.

He was born Aug. 14, 1942, in Warren, the son of Roy G. and Magel Patchen Messersmith.

He was a 1960 graduate of Howland High School and was a U.S. Army veteran. He retired as a cutter from Delphi Packard after working 31 years.

He enjoyed fishing and gardening.

He is survived by a daughter, Dana Messersmith of Howland; two sons, Christopher Messersmith of Warren and Marc Messersmith of Louisville, Ky.; a sister, Sue Sharish of Kent; and a brother, Terry (Paula) Messersmith of Stow.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Joan Campbell; and a brother, John Messersmith.

There will be no services, as requested by Tom.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1905, in his name.

Arrangements were entrusted to Galloway-Onstott Funeral Home, Hartford.

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