Amy J. Messier

VASSALBORO – Amy J. Messier, 59, passed away after a brief illness on Dec. 4, 2021 at Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor. She was born June 7, 1962 in Providence, R.I., the daughter of Raymond and Lucille (Charnock) Messier.

During her life, she held various clerical and administrative positions, working her way up to Human Resources Director, but most loved and was proud of her work as wildlife rehabilitation technician. Amy had a deep love for all animals and had a special connection with Native American culture. She volunteered at many wildlife rehabilitation centers thoughout the country including North Carolina and Wisconsin, but mostly here in Maine at The Wildlife Care Center in Vassalboro. She spent her time daily cleaning cages, feeding abandoned, sick, and injured animals, nursing them to health so they could be released back into the wild.

Amy is survived by sisters, Cindy Laforge of Clinton, Diane Myers and husband Jimmy of Ocala, Fla., brothers, Raymond Messier and wife Susan of Ft. Pierce, Fla., Allan Kennedy of Rutland, Vt.; nieces, Andrea Howe and husband Bob of Pleasant Ridge Plantation, Amber Costa and husband Chris of Florida, Zoe Kennedy Aumick and husband Chris of New Jersey, Meghan Kennedy of Vermont; nephews, Josh Edmundson of Orlando, Fla., Chris Santos of Surprise, Ariz., Corey Kennedy of Vermont, William Kennedy of Vermont, and Wyatt Howe of Pleasant Ridge Plantation.

A Celebration of Life will be held in June, 2022 at the convenience of the family, notification will be via Facebook and all who loved her are welcome.

Arrangements under the direction and care of Dan & Scott’s Cremation & Funeral Service, 445 Waterville Road, Skowhegan, ME 04976.

In lieu of flowers, friends wishing may make donations in Amy’s memory to:

The Wildlife Care Center

1787 N. Belfast Ave.

Vassalboro, ME 04989

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