Charlotte M. Masessa, 88 died May 6, 2010, at a Bangor hospital.

She was born in North Adams, Mass., Aug. 18, 1921, a daughter of Kenneth and Norine (Cunningham) Scott. She was very active in the VFW Ladies Auxiliary in New York. Charlotte loved music, dancing and going for rides, but the most important thing in her life was her family.

She was predeceased by her husband, Silvis Masessa, and two sisters.

Charlotte is survived by a son and his wife, Daniel and Margaret Masessa, of Montville; a daughter and her husband, Norine and Daniel Eckardt, of New York; seven grandchildren, Cheryl, Danielle, Melissa, Thomas, Jennifer, Kristin and Brittany; a great-grandson, Edward; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may call at Crabiel-Riposta Funeral Home, 182 Waldo Ave., Belfast, Saturday, May 8, from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Interment will be Monday, May 10, at 2 p.m. at Calverton National Cemetery, Long Island, N.Y.

Online condolences may be offered to the family at ripostafh.com.