In Loving Memory of Albert "Cookie' Messina
Albert "Cookie" MessinaScott Township October 18, 1945 ~ July 1, 2017 Date of Service:
Albert “Cookie” Messina, 71, a former resident of Dunmore, died suddenly Saturday.
He and his wife the former Donna R. Linso celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary Nov. 1, 2016.
Born in Scranton he was the son of the late Albert “Bart ”and Stella Krucar Messina.
He was a graduate of Dunmore High School and served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.
For many years he and his father operated Al’s Mobile station on Penn Ave. and Olive St., Scranton.
He served as a past master of the Peter Williamson Lodge F&AM #323, Scranton.
Al was a people person who was an extra class ham radio operator with many friends worldwide.
He enjoyed target shooting, motorcycle riding, and fishing. He will be missed by family, friends and all who knew him.
Also surviving are a son Michael Messina Sr., Wells, Maine, grandchildren, Lauren Monahan and husband, Jamie, Marissa Messina and Michael Messina Jr. A brother , Jake Messina and wife, Deborah, Maryland, nieces, nephews and cousins.
As per Al’s wishes all arrangements are private.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Griffin Pond Animal Shelter, 967Griffin Pond Rd., Clarks Summit, 18411.