Amber Dawn Messick of Seaford passed away unexpectedly at home on Wednesday, March 30, 2022.  

Amber was an avid animal lover and enjoyed helping with her friends’ pets. She had previously worked as a vet tech and was currently the caregiver to her parents. She was a loving and devoted mother, daughter, and granddaughter.  

She was preceded in death by her grandfather Ananias “Bill” Schrock; grandparents, Bill and Lorene Messick; and uncles, Gary Winter and Jeff Schrock.

Amber is survived by the joy of her world, her daughter, Avery Leigh Messick; her parents, Mark and Karen (Schrock) Messick; grandparents, Charlie and Dorothy Bush; grandmother, Virginia Schrock; aunt and uncles, Larry and Stephanie Schrock, Danny and Janet Messick, Debbie and Randy Wood, Mike and Tiz Messick, Billy and Brenda Messick, and Beverly Schrock; a very special friend, Michelle Hastings; her dog, Domino; and a number of cousins and extended family.

A funeral service will be held on Friday, April 8 at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Short Funeral Services, 416 Federal St., Milton, DE 19968, where friends may call after 1 p.m. Interment will follow at Cokesbury Cemetery.  

In lieu of flowers please consider donating to the education fund for Amber’s daughter, Avery Leigh. The details will be updated at the below website once they are arranged.

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