Maxine Joan Messina

Maxine Joan Messina

January 30, 1932 - October 29, 2021
Laguna Niguel CA

Maxine Joan Messina

January 30, 1932 - October 29, 2021
Laguna Niguel CA


Maxine J. Messina, 89, of Laguna Niguel, California, entered into her eternal Life on Friday, October 29, 2021. Born on January 30, 1932 in Waterloo, Iowa, Maxine was the daughter of the late Alfred and Kathryn Jenson. A longtime resident of Kansas City, Kansas, Maxine had resided in Laguna Niguel since 1992. A loving wife, mother, sister, grandmother (Noni) and friend, Maxine is survived by her beloved husband of seventy years, Anthony J. Messina; one daughter, Jean A. McCormick and her husband, Michael N. McCormick; one son, Mark S. Messina; two grandchildren, Jennifer McCormick and Jeffrey McCormick; and many dear friends. Maxine lived a full life and was a loving and devoted wife to her husband, Tony. Noni enjoyed spending time with her two grandchildren and was a major part of their lives growing up. She instilled good values in her children and grandchildren. She was a friend to all whose lives she touched. She will be dearly missed and forever in our hearts.

A Funeral Mass celebrating the life of Mrs. Maxine Messina will be held on Friday, November 12, 2021 at 10:30 a.m. at Corpus Christi Catholic Church. Her family will receive relatives and friends at a Vigil on Thursday evening, November 11, 2021 from 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at O’Connor Mortuary, 25301 Alicia Parkway, Laguna Hills, CA 92653. The burial at Miramar National Cemetery in San Diego, California will follow on Tuesday, November 23, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. For directions, additional information or to extend an online expression of sympathy, please visit

Vigil Service

  • Date & Time: November 11, 2021 (7:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
  • Venue: O'Connor Mortuary
  • Location: 25301 Alicia Parkway Laguna Hills, CA 92653 - (Get Directions)
  • Phone Number: (949) 581-4300

Funeral Mass

  • Date & Time: November 12, 2021 (10:30 AM)
  • Venue: Corpus Christi Catholic Church
  • Location: 27231 Aliso Viejo Parkway Aliso Viejo, CA 92656 - (Get Directions)

Graveside Service

  • Date & Time: November 23, 2021 (9:00 AM)
  • Venue: Miramar National Cemetery
  • Location: 5795 Nobel Drive San Diego, CA 92122 - (Get Directions)
  • Phone Number: (858) 658-7360

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2 responses to Maxine Joan Messina

  1. Kristin Williams

  2. Anne Shanahan says:

    My memories of Maxine will always bring a smile to my face. Maxine was full of life and always so thoughtful. I miss you Maxine.❤

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