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Nancy Mae (Daneker) Messina

June 22, 1941 ~ August 29, 2021 (age 80)


Nancy Messina passed away on August 29, 2021, at St. Luke's Hospital in Bethlehem.  She was 80 years old.  She was a resident at Life Quest Nursing Center.  Prior to that she was a resident in Perkasie. 

Nancy was the daughter of the late Harlan and Dorothy Daneker and the wife of the late Peter F. Messina, Sr.  

She had a daycare at her home for 40 years.  She loved to cook, bake and she hosted an open house on Christmas Eve for family and friends for over 25 years.  Christmas was her favorite time of the year.  

Surviving are her children; Peter F. Messina, Jr., Donna Messina-Thomas, and Denna Brant (Mike). She is also survived by her grandchildren; Peter Messina, III, Jenna Messina (Ashton), Michael Messina (Heather), Britny Clinton (Tim), Shavonna Messina, Lora Brant and Michael Brant (Kylie). She is also survived by her great-grandchildren, Jalen Messina, Nathan Freed, Cali Messina, Cora Messina, Elijah Clinton, Mina Johnson, Hudson Lucas, Aiden Messina, Caleb Clinton, and Piper Brant. She was preceded in death by granddaughter Brianne Messina. 

Per Nancy's wishes, there will not be a service. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to St. Luke's Hospital, 801 Ostrum St., Bethlehem, PA

Arrangements are by Naugle Funeral and Cremation Services, Ltd. 215-536-3343.  To view her online obituary please visit

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