Michael W. Messineo, 67, of Methuen, MA, passed away August 11, 2020, at Beth Israel-Deaconess Hospital in Boston. Born in San Diego, CA, he was the son of the late Joseph and Mary Ann (Colombo) Messineo.
Raised in Lawrence, Mike was a graduate of Greater Lawrence Technical School. He was employed as a lineman for over 40 years at Verizon. He was a talented musician who played drums and guitar in many area clubs, coffee houses, and churches. He also played with the Celtic Cross Irish Band and ‘Just Us’ with two of his dear friends, Joanne DesLauries and Chuck Malandrino.
Mike is survived by his daughters, Ciara Dimou of Andover and Ariana Dimou of CA; brothers, Joseph Messineo, Jr. and his wife Claudette of CT, Randolph Messineo and his wife Tammy of Shelburne, NH, Peter Messineo and his wife Deborah of Concord, NH, Paul Messineo of Henniker, NH, and Christopher Messineo and his companion Penny Klot of Andover. He also leaves many nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend visiting hours on Friday, August 14, 2020, from 9:00 AM–12:00 PM at Cataudella Funeral Home, 126 Pleasant Valley St. in Methuen. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in his memory to the Lazarus House, PO Box 408, Lawrence, MA 01842.