Carlotta Y. (Messersmith) Grim, 73, died Wednesday, June 16, 2021. She was the wife of Kenneth M. Grim, her husband of 53 years.
Carlotta was born May 18, 1948, in Hanover, the daughter of Dolores C. (Stambaugh) Messersmith of Spring Grove, and the late Ervin E. Messersmith.
Carlotta attended Hagerstown medical secretary school after graduating high school and worked many years at Belmont Dental as an office manager. Later in her life, she received a degree in massage therapy, and was still enjoying giving massages in her home based business, On The Wings Of Healing. Carlotta was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Abbottstown, and she enjoyed baking, cooking, and driving around in heritage cars, especially the T-Bird. She loved to go to the mountains, and her grandchildren were her life.
In addition to her husband Ken and mother Dolores, Carlotta is survived by four daughters, Stacy A. Meyer and her husband Todd of Ocean City, MD, Angela R. Schuchart and her husband Craig of Hanover, Kendra S. Martin and her husband Ty of East Berlin, and Janette C. Bishard and her husband Brett of Thomasville, 11 grandchildren, Clayton Ross, Victoria Ross, Jacob Meyer, Samuel Meyer, Elizabeth Meyer, Heyla Martin, Heyden Martin, Jenna Bishard, Weston Bishard, Chase Bishard, and Bowen Bishard, a step grandson, Logan Schuchart, a great grandson, Braylon Ross, her new found responsibility, her dog Dexter, and two brothers, Eric Messersmith and Blake Messersmith.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, June 23, 2021, at 11 AM at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 100 E. Water St, Abbottstown, with her pastor, Rev. Shawn Berkebile officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. There will be no viewing, however, the family will receive friends at the church on Wednesday from 10 AM until the time of the service. Feiser Funeral Home, Inc, 302 Lincoln Way West, New Oxford, is in charge of arrangements. Memories may be shared at www.feiserfuneralhome.com.
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