Elizabeth E. Messick, 99, passed away Sept. 14, 2012, in Hagerstown.
She was born in Griswold, Conn., on May 13, 1913, to Herbert Henry Hurst and Hinkley Kate Howard.
Norwich Free Academy in 1933 and was a practical nurse at the Backus Hospital in Norwich, Conn. She joined the federal government, retiring in 1980.
She is survived by a son, Kenneth H. Messick.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward E. Messick, in November 1976 and a grandson, Vance E. Messick, in April 2012.