Joseph D. Messoria


Joseph Danny Messoria, age 65 of Jacksonville, FL passed peacefully on to Heaven on Wednesday, April 24, 2019.

He was a Christian, a veteran of the United States Navy and retired from US Gypsum. He loved his family, gardening, electronics, pancakes and strawberry ice cream.

Danny was a kind, selfless and generous man, and his smile is deeply missed by all.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Alice Messoria, his father Joseph and his mother Deloris.

He leaves behind his loving sons, Michael (Kristie) and Paul (Kristin); precious grandchildren Gabriel and Isabelle; devoted sisters Sherry Wagner, Peggy (Fred) Martin and brother Joseph Bret (Laura) Martin; cherished nieces and nephews Senta (Spence) Kline, Samantha (Jim) Messer, Alexander Martin, Zachary Martin, William Kline, and Samuel Martin; dearest aunts Dixie Bartlett and Carolyn Sue Morris; and numerous beloved cousins including Sherry (Leroy) Elliott.

Funeral services will be at 11:00 am on Monday, April 29, 2019 in the Burgess Chapel of Oxley-Heard.

The family will receive friends from 10:00 am until the hour of service at the funeral home.

He will be laid to rest in Jacksonville National Cemetery.

His grateful family suggests a donation to Community Hospice (Warner Center) in lieu of flowers.