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Pauline Marguerite (Charest) Messer

January 15, 1929 ~ November 24, 2021 (age 92)


Messer, Pauline

Methuen, MA


Her Legacy… Pauline Marguerite Messer, 92, passed away November 24, 2021.  She was born on January 15, 1929, in Lawrence, Massachusetts to Alfred Charest and Laura (Beaulieu) Charest. Pauline married the love of her life, Frank Messer, on August 31, 1947, in Lawrence, Massachusetts. Pauline grew up in New England, living through The Great Depression and World War 2. She was a faithful mother and wife and enjoyed being with her family. Pauline came to live in Michigan with her daughter Christine, her husband Robert and their twelve children. She passed away peacefully at their home surrounded by family who loved her and will miss her very much.

Her Family…Pauline will be missed by her Children, Frank(Diane)Messer, Charlotte Parks, Brian(Jeanette)Messer, Joyce Fusco, Karen Ord, Richard(Hyeyoung)Messer, Lynn(Dan)Curtin, Christine(Robert)Muise, Jeff(Lynne)Messer; Brother, Rev. Edmund Charest; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband Frank Messer and parents, Alfred and Laura Charest.

Her Farewell… Pauline’s family and friends will gather on Monday, November 29, 2021 at 10AM for a Mass of Christian burial at St. Thomas Catholic Church, Ann Arbor, MI.   Please leave a message of comfort for Pauline’s family at 1-877-231-7900, or sign her guestbook at

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Mass of Christian Burial
November 29, 2021

10:00 AM
St. Thomas Catholic Church
540 Elizabeth Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48104