Janice C Messina, age 65, of Greeley died Thursday, October 18, 2012, at Hospice Community Care, Dunmore. She is survived by her husband, Joseph T. Messina, whom she married in 1979.
Born May 17, 1947, in Milford, CT, she was the daughter of the late Richard and Esther (Wilson) Jones. She graduated from Jonathan Law High School, Class of 1968, and Southern Connecticut State University with a Degree in Education.
A lifelong resident of Greeley, she taught in the Wallenpaupack Area School District until her retirement in 1980. She continued as a substitute teacher for Wallenpaupack and Delaware Valley School Districts from 1987 to 1996 and ran a home daycare business at times as well.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by two daughters: Amanda Messina of Wisconsin and Dawn Messina of Honesdale, and two nephews: Richard and Kevin Jones.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, James and Richard Jones.
A private service will be held at the convenience of the family.
For further information, directions or to leave a Memorial Remembrance (Candle) visit www.TeetersFuneralChapel.com.
Arrangements by Teeters’ Funeral Chapel, 505 Church St., Hawley, PA 18428.
Janice C Messina
Oct 18, 2012 at 6:59 PM Oct 18, 2012 at 6:59 PM