52 years, passed away peacefully on Thursday November 22, 2012. Beloved wife of Helen (Aguiar). Cherished father of Christopher and Jennifer. Dear brother of Maria Sousa (John), John Pavao (Virginia), Teresa Medeiros (Joe), Joe Pavao (Linda), Sam Pavao, Tony Pavao (Diana), Humberto Pavao, Donna Gelineau (Alain), Cindy Parsons (Brian). Many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends also survive. Predeceased by his parents Joao and Maria Pavao. Dear son-in-law of Helena Aguiar and the late Joao. Messias was a member of the Leamington Knights of Columbus Council #4501 and a volunteer with St. Vincent de Paul Society. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street Leamington (519-326-2631) on Sunday 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass to celebrate Messias’s life, from St. Michael’s Church, 21 Elliott Street Leamington on Monday November 26, 2012 at 10 a.m. Fr. Pat Fuerth officiating. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. Parish Prayers and Knights of Columbus Prayers Sunday. Memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Canadian Cancer Society. Friends may send condolences or make a charitable contribution online at www.reidfuneralhome.ca.