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Mildred L. Messina

August 17, 1933 — February 2, 2024


Mildred "Mili" Messina, 90, of Versailles, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family, Friday, February 2, 2024. She was born August 17, 1933 in McKeesport and was the daughter of the late George and Sinnie (Kramer) Forney. She was the wife of the late Carl "Carlo" J. Messina who passed away November 28, 2013. Mili attended McKeesport School of Nursing class of 1954 and worked as a Registered Nurse for 45 years at McKeesport Hospital, later UPMC McKeesport. She was an avid shopper and "high roller" at Macy's. She was a kind and beautiful person inside and out. She is survived by her daughter, Tracey (Terry) Kotouch of Versailles, son, Gregg (Lesley) Messina of Elizabeth Twp, grandchildren, Her little girl Madison, Ryan, Colton, and Brandon (Amber); great-grandchildren, Roman and Brooklyn Kotouch; brother, James (the late Beverly) Forney of Deltona, FL; nieces, Dawn, Debbie and Laurie; and nephew, Jimmy. Services are private. Arrangements are by the Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. 6028 Smithfield Street, Boston, Elizabeth Township. (412) 751-5000 Drew J. Gilbert, Director. Entombment took place at Mount Vernon Cemetery, Elizabeth Township. Condolences may be made at

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