Norma A. Messinger, Riverside


Norma A. (Chace) Messinger, 86, of Riverside, died Thursday, December 8, 2016. Born June 21, 1930 in Pawtucket, to the late Grace S. (Higgins) Chace and Earl B. Chace, she was the wife of the late Russell G. Messinger and sister of the late Phyllis G. Hoglund.
Mrs. Messinger lived in East Providence, Rehoboth, & Seekonk. She graduated from East Providence High School and Rhode Island College of Education (RIC). She taught Kingergarten in East Providence and Seekonk schools.
She was a member of Second Baptist Church in East Providence and was a member of the Seekonk Women’s Club.
She is survived by her son David P. Messinger and his wife Debra with whom she lived, daughter Lori J. Bianchi and her husband George, & son-in-law A.J. Ouellette. She was the mother of the late Linda B. Ouellette. She was the loving grandmother of Jeremy Messinger, Cara Messinger, George Edward Bianchi, & Jillian Armstrong.
Her Funeral Service will be held Tuesday, Dec. 13, at 10 a.m. in Newman Congregational Church, 100 Newman Ave., Rumford. Burial will follow in Rehoboth Village Cemetery. Calling Hours will be held on Monday from 3-7 p.m. in J.H. WILLIAMS & CO. FUNERAL HOME, 210 Taunton Ave., East Providence.
In lieu of flowers, please send gifts in her memory to the Newman Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 4764, Rumford, RI, 02916. For online messages of condolence, kindly visit


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