Beatrice Messinger Obituary

Beatrice  Messinger
Beatrice Messinger

October 6, 1927 - February 15, 2019
Born in Somerville, New Jersey
Resided in Bridgewater, New Jersey



Beatrice Mae Messinger (nee Harmon)

91, died February 15, 2019.

Beatrice Messinger, “Bea,” as she was known to friends, was born in Somerville, NJ on October 6, 1927. After growing up there and then living in Somerville with her husband and family for a total of almost 43 years, she moved to Annandale and resided there for about 47 years before moving to Bridgewater, NJ in 2017.

After raising her family, Bea worked from 1970-1989 at Baker & Taylor before retiring.

She is predeceased by her husband Montfort Messinger, her only son Robert Messinger, three sisters and two brothers.

Surviving are her 3 daughters, Susan Horgos and her husband Michael, Shirley Messinger, Stella Hickey and her husband Philip, and her daughter in law Geraldine Messinger. Bea was also blessed with 7 loving grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.

Bea was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and a dedicated Jehovah’s Witness for many years.

A memorial service will be Saturday, March 9th at 2pm at the Jehovah’s Witness Kingdom Hall, 54 Pittstown Rd., Clinton, NJ. Arrangements by Bruce C. VanArsdale Funeral Home, 111 N. Gaston Ave, Somerville.

In lieu of flowers, donation can be made to American Diabetes Association. To send condolences to the family, visit




Jehovah's Witness Kingdom Hall
54 Pittstown Road
Clinton, NJ US 08801
Saturday, March 9, 2019
2:00 PM


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