EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA

January 24, 2013

Katherine M. Messina, 90

Salem, N.H. — Katherine M. Messina, 90, of Salem, N.H., died Monday at Lawrence General Hospital with her daughter Natalie by her side. Katherine was born in Haverhill and was educated in Haverhill and Lawrence.

She was a resident of Salem for the past 25 years, formerly of North Andover. Katherine was a stitcher for Lawrence Clothing many years ago. She was a great cook and loved cooking for her family. She was predeceased by her first husband Anthony Spampinato, her second husband, Carmelo Messina, and her son, Victor Spampinato. She is survived by her loving daughter, Natalie Camire of Salem, N.H. with whom she resided and grandchildren, Nicole Camire Tamsett and Kristin Camire. The joys of her life were her great grandchildren, Tyler and Katherine Tamsett, whom she cherished.

ARRANGEMENTS: A funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday, Jan. 25 at 10:30 a..m. at St. Joseph Church, Salem, NH. Burial will follow in Pine Grove Cemetery, Salem. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Assoc. 2 Wall St, Manchester, NH 03101 or to the charity of ones choice. Douglas & Johnson Funeral Home, 214 Main St, Salem, NH, has care of the arrangements. To send a message of condolence to the family, please view the obituary at www.douglasandjohnson.com