2018-08-29 / Obituaries

Charles Messmer

Charles E. Messmer, age 84, a resident of Margaretville, New York passed away at Mountainside Care Center on Saturday August 25, 2018.

He was born in Brooklyn, New York on July 14, 1934, the son of Joseph and Ada (Angus) Messmer. He was married in Queens, New York to his beloved Barbara Schmidt.

Charles drove truck for Little Kem Co. in Lynbrook, New York. Moving to Bovina, New York to assist in operating a veal farm for nine years. He also lived in Roxbury for several years.

Living in Brooklyn he sang at the Dutch reformed Church, he was talented artist and had many Oil Paintings in his collection. He enjoyed his vegetable and flower garden, reading history books and most of all his special pet dogs.

He is survived by his wife Barbara (Schmidt) Messmer. A sister Evelyn and he was predeceased by three brothers and one sister.

Funeral Services will be held at the Hynes Funeral Home, Margaretville, New York on Thursday, Aug. 30 at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Richard Dykstra, officiating. Visitation will take place prior to the service from 10-11 a.m.

Committal services will be private at a later date.

Donations in memory of Charles E. Messmer may be made to the Heart of the Catskills Humane Society, Delhi.

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the Hynes Funeral Home, Margaretville.

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