Meadville Tribune

January 15, 2013

Wesley A. Massey Sr.

Meadville Tribune

MEADVILLE — Wesley A. Massey Sr., 53, of 598 North St., Meadville, passed away Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, at UPMC Medical Center, Pittsburgh.

Wesley was born in New Kensington on March 27, 1959, a son of William A. and Mary (Russ) Massey Jr.

He attended United Faith Fellowship Church, Meadville.

Up until his health started to fail, Wesley was employed as the facility maintenance manager of the Geno J. Merly Veterans Center, Scranton. His previous employers over the years included Lord Corporation, Trinity of Greenville where he had been employed as a foreman, PPG Industries and AMSCO. He attended Vandergrift Junior-Senior High School and was a 1977 graduate of Meadville Area Senior High School. Wesley went on to further his education by studying bio-medical electronics at Edinboro State College for two years.

He was a member of the Bassmasters. His hobbies included hunting, fishing and following all sports.

Wesley is survived by three children, Wesley A. Massey Jr. and his wife, Courtney, of Saegertown, Alicia Massey-Taylor and her husband, Jason, of Meadville, and Micheal Massey of Scranton; five grandchildren, Kelisha Massey, Chanelle Massey, Lola Massey, Micheal Massey Jr. and Isabella Taylor; his parents, William A. and Mary Massey Jr. of Meadville; a sister, Rose Marie Thomas and her former husband, Robert, of Baton Rouge, La.; a brother, Andrew Massey of Meadville; his fiancée, Joanne Will of Hamilton, Ontario; and nieces, Rosalyn and Robyn Thomas, Andrea Alabran, Taylor Robinson and Marian Howard.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Shirley Massey.

Family and friends are invited to call on Thursday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at Stephen P. Mizner Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., 404 Chestnut St., Meadville.

A Homecoming service will be held at United Faith Fellowship Church, 561 State St., Meadville, at 11 a.m. Friday, with Pastor Berta Newsome Jones officiating.

Interment will take place in Vandergrift Cemetery, Westmoreland County.

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