Dorothy "Doris" R. Messler



Doris Messler of Highland Lakes NJ passed away at Schervier Pavilion in Warwick, NY on September 23, 2019. She was 94 years old.


Born in Bayonne, NJ on March 29, 1925 to Charles and Mary Peregrin.


She was a homemaker who enjoyed taking care of her daughters, husband and family members. She especially held dear living at the lake part-time in the fifties and sixties and full-time thereafter. Doris loved pontoon boating and admiring the lake views.


Doris is survived by her three daughters, Gail Brehne and her husband Randy of Palm City, FL, Sharon Mazzucca of Redbank, NJ and Linda Starling of Naples, FL; grandchildren:  Jillian Brehne (Gail and Randy), Danielle Nelson and Matthew Mazzucca (Sharon), and Genna Gintzig (Linda).  Two great grandchildren, Quin and Isla Nelson.


She was predeceased by her husband, Robert Joseph Messler in 2010.


Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 5 with a funeral service at 1:00 p.m. at Lazear-Smith & Vander Plaat Memorial Home, 17 Oakland Avenue, Warwick, NY.  Interment will follow the service in Warwick Cemetery, 94 Oakland Avenue, Warwick.


In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in Doris’ memory to The American Cancer Society at P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK  73123.

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