Robert T. Kessler,
74, of 15 “A” Street Danville, PA where he had resided for the past 37 years
died Monday afternoon, January 5, 2004 at Geisinger Medical Center Danville, PA.
He was born
September 5, 1929 in Danville, PA the son of the late Richard L. and Jane
O’Neil Kessler. He graduated from Danville High School and he served in the
United States Air Force during the Korean War. He was a member of Christ
Memorial Episcopal Church Danville, PA where he served on the vestry. Mr.
Kessler was a member of American Legion Post 40 Danville, PA and a life
member of the Washington Fire and Hose Company Danville, PA. Mr. Kessler
was an avid Philadelphia Phillies fan and an avid football fan especially
for Penn State football.
He is survived by
his wife of 52 years whom he married December 3, 1951, Myrtle M. Gaston
Kessler; one son, Mark T. Kessler of Danville, PA and three daughters; Mrs.
Gwendolyn J. and son-in-law James W. Lewis, Sr. of Danville, PA; Mrs.
Kathryn L. and son-in-law Terry L. Bowers of Selinsgrove, PA and Mrs. Mary
Lou and son-in-law Larry D. Raup of Danville, PA. He is also survived by
nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Mr. Kessler was preceded
in death by three brothers; Jacob R., Daniel O. and J. Lee Kessler.
A Requiem Eucharist
will be held Thursday at 11:30 AM from the Christ Memorial Episcopal Church
120 E. Market Street Danville, PA with the Reverend Frank A. Edmands
officiating. Burial will follow in the Odd Fellows Cemetery Danville,
PA. Friends will be received from 10:30 AM until the time of service
in the Community Room of the church. The family will provide flowers.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Christ Memorial Episcopal Church
PO Box 363 Danville, PA 17821. Military rites will be accorded by the
Montour County Veterans Association.
under the direction of the Miller-Visneski
Funeral Home 10 West Mahoning Street Danville, PA.