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“This is all too fresh in my head I havent had a chance to grieve for you mom but i will, Im to worried about getting all your affairs in order. ...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: lissa - clermont, FL - daughter

“Dora Messina was the sweetest woman we have ever seen. Kind, gentle, and always a smile on her face. We have been neighbors and friends for over 9...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Jerry and Terry Bernstein - FL

“Dora my Love, you were the kindess, most gentle and sweetest person I know, you have been my Wife for 52 Years, my lover, but most of all my best...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Carmen Charles Messina - Clermont, FL

“Carmen, Lissa, Mimi, you were blessed to have lived your life with Dora. She was one of the best persons I've ever had the pleasure to know. Good,...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Kathy Messina - Oak Ridge, NJ

“Dear Uncle Carmen, Lissa, and Mimi, I am so sorry for your loss and have you in my thoughts. Though many years have passed since we last saw each...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Kathy Messina - Newton, NJ

“I'll never forget growing up and spending time with Uncle Carmen, Aunt Dora, Lissa and Mimi. I know I have said thank you but you really made our...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Crystal Messina - Buffalo, NY

“Carmen, Lissa, Michele and Dear GrandChildren- Remembering Dora (Mom) and the many years we did spend family times which stay in our memory. There...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Eddie & Linda Messina - Glenwood, NJ

“My Aunt Dora was a kind, giving, beautiful person who was my link to our Belgian heritage, an important part of my childhood, and a treasured member...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Karen Stevens - Ramsey, NJ

Dora A. Messina, age 73 years, a native of Roeselare, Belgium and a resident of Clermont, Florida passed away on Friday, October 21, 2011 at South Lake Hospital. Dora was a parishioner of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church and a former parishioner of Saint Faustina Catholic Church. Dora is survived by: her loving Husband Carmen Charles Messina, Daughters, Lissa Thomas, Michele DeBruno, Brothers, Emil Vandevelde, Joseph Vandevelde, Grandsons, Dylan Thomas, Richard DeBruno, Anthony DeBruno, and Christian DeBruno. Friends will be received on: Wednesday, October 26, 2011 from 1:00PM until 2:30PM at the Clermont Chapel of Brewer & Sons Funeral Homes. A Funeral Service will be held at the Clermont Chapel on Wednesday, October 26, 2011 at 2:30PM, Officiating Father Cromwell, Dora will be laid to rest at the Oakhill Cemetery following the service. In Lieu of flowers, donations to: American Diabetes Association at Please visit the online obituary and guestbook at For information, call (352)394-8500.