Herbert Hayes Messer was born March 7, 1938 in Harvey N.B. to Lottie Little and Glenwood Messer. After high school he attended Community College in Muncton to become an auto mechanic. He met and married the love of his life, Bunny F.Hartt on March 8, 1958 and settled in the Fredericton Junction, NB. Herbie was a respected and active member of his community. Herbie was a respected and active member of his community belonging to the NB Tel Pioneers, Honorary member of Gladstone Curling Club, Eastern Star, a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, the Sunbury Lodge, a Board member of the White Rapids Manor. He also was active in the Come Home Week Committee for many years and volunteered with the Sunbury West Ambulance for a long time. He served as a Councilor of the Fredericton Junction Village Council for several years. He loved to sing and enjoyed all types of music and was an active member of the Villageaires, a choral group that entertained at many venues, as well as a great love for horses. Over the years Herbie enjoyed many hobbies and mastered all. He took pride in his reputation for excellent wine-making and in the stained glass pieces he made. He built or helped build three of his homes and helped with the construction of the Gladstone Curling Club rooms. A hard worker, he lent his hand to family and friends whenever he could. He was a man who spoke his mind and was respected by many for this attribute. It was said Herbie was a man of his word. His funeral service was held in the United Baptist Church, Fredericton Junction. He was cremated. Together they had three children Greg (Sherry) Messer, , Kevin Messer, , and Susan (John) Rossignol,
Courtesy: Bunny Messer
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