It is with deep sadness that we announce Agnes Messina passed away peacefully in her sleep at Vernon Restholm.

In her 91 years, Agnes lived her life with an independence and strength that was an inspiration to family and friends.

Agnes was predeceased by her husband, Joe, and is survived by her daughter, Marianne (Curt) Hidinger of Saskatoon; sons: Terry (Bev) Messina of Calgary and Garry Messina (Mary Obrecht) of Vernon. She treated daughters-in-law and sons-in-law like daughters and sons. She maintained a close relationship with ex-daughter-in-law, Gail Messina, of Newmarket, Ontario.

She leaves grandchildren: Joe (Leslie) Messina, and three great-grandchildren: Skylar, Sisley, and Scotlyn; grandsons, Jamey Messina of Calgary, Brandon Messina of Newmarket, Ontario, and Jodi (Matt) Opekokew of Saskatoon.

As per her wishes, Agnes will be cremated and inurned during a private ceremony. The Celebration of Life will be held at Pleasant Valley Funeral Home on Thursday, April 9th, 2015 at 1:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Vernon Restholm Association, 2808-35th Street, Vernon, B.C. V1T 6B5.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Pleasant Valley Funeral Home, Phone: 250 542 4333. Condolences may be offered at

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