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Janet A. Messinger

Janet A. Messinger

May 9th, 2017


Janet A. Messinger, 85, of Littlestown, died Tues, May 9, at Hanover Hospital.  She was the widow of Wilbert J.H. Messinger who died Jan 20, 2006.  Born June 18, 1931 in Hanover, Janet was the daughter of the late Alvin & Myra (Rebert) Gerrick.  She was a 1950 Littlestown High School graduate and a lifelong farmer. 
Surviving are her 2 sons:  Ronald J.A. Messinger and Glenn A. Messinger, both of Littlestown; her 2 daughters:  Sandy K. Kuhn & husband, Dan; and Faye Ann Hilker & husband, Randy, all of Hanover;  her 4 grandchildren:  Derrick & Rachael Kuhn, Brittany Hilker and Jennifer Scobie & husband, Thomas;  and her 3 great grandchildren.  Janet was predeceased by her 2 sisters:  Dorothy Gass and Shirley Richards.  She was a member of Christ UCC, Littlestown and PA Dairy Association.  Janet enjoyed sewing, gardening and especially spending time with her family.
Funeral Service is Saturday, May 13, at 3 P.M. at Christ UCC with The Rev. Craig E. Arentz officiating.  Viewings are Friday, May 12, 6 – 8 P.M. at Little’s Funeral Home, Littlestown and Saturday 2-3 P.M. at Christ Church.  Interment is in Christ Church Cemetery.  Memorials in Janet’s name may be sent to her church @ 131 Christ Church Rd., Littlestown, PA 17340.  Online condolences may be shared on

Jean-Pierre and Winopa Mbakop
May 11th, 2017 12:23 pm
Our deepest sympathy in the loss of your Mother. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family. We pray for God's peace and comfort to overflow during this time. We love you.
Janet (Eline) McMaster
May 9th, 2017 3:17 pm
I always enjoyed chatting with Janet and Wilbert. So much fun and such a jolly laugh. She'll be missed.

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