Kathleen Messenger

June 13, 1961 - December 10, 2019
Kathleen Messenger

Kathleen Messenger, 58 of Hammondsville, Ohio passed away following a brief illness on Tuesday, December 10th, 2019 at Trinity West in Steubenville.

She was born on June 13th, 1961 in East Liverpool, Ohio a daughter to the late William E. VanDyke, and Carole Ann (Kellogg) VanDyke. Living all her life in the area, Kathleen was a homemaker. She graduated from Beaver Local High School and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.

She is survived by her daughter: Amy Delauder of Irondale, Ohio, her sons: Jason Messenger of Irondale, Ohio, Michael Byers of Mansfield, Ohio, and John Messenger of Irondale, Ohio, as well as her brothers: William VanDyke II, and Mark VanDyke, both of Wellsville, Ohio, and her sisters: Diane Decker of Toronto, Ohio, and Della Snider of Wellsville, Ohio. She is also survived by nine grandchildren; Robert, Maggie, Dizray, Wyatt, Logan, Allison, Xavier, Alex, and Aubrey. She also leaves behind one brand new great grandchild whom she did not have the opportunity to meet, Grayson.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by one brother:  Carter VanDyke Sr.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family to help during this difficult time by going to TMCFunding

Arrangements have been entrusted to the MacLean Chapel of the Care Funeral and Cremation Specialist in Wellsville, Ohio.

Family and friends may view her obituary or send condolences online at carechapel.com or by visiting the funeral home’s Facebook page.


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