Kathleen Kessler Gay

Kathleen Kessler Gay
age 61 of Union Bridge, Maryland formerly of Canton, passed away peacefully March 14, 2014 following a two year battle with ovarian cancer. Kathy was born March 14, 1953 to the late Robert Burk Kessler of Canton and Arlene Kuntz Kessler currently residing in Louisville. Kathy was a 1971 graduate of St. Thomas Aquinas High School in Louisville. She graduated from the University of Akron and Akron City Hospital School of Nursing. Kathy spent 35 years as a registered nurse working primarily in the areas of infants at high risk, pediatrics and later as a drug safety specialist. She enjoyed gardening and taking care of rescued animals.
Kathy is survived by her husband of 32 years Dan Gay
of Union Bridge, Md; mother, Arlene Kessler of Louisville; sister Karen (Jim) Peterman of Union, Kentucky; brothers Robert (Debby) Kessler of North Canton and Daniel (Debbie) Kessler of Louisville. She was the favorite Aunt to her nieces and nephews.
Kathy was an active member of St. Peter the Apostle Roman Catholic Church in Union Bridge, Md.
Private services were held in Union Bridge. A Memorial Mass will be held at Christ the Servant Parish at Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church on Sunday, April 27th at 11 a.m.
Memorial Contributions can be made to: St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, Attn: Tribute Program, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148-0142

Published in The Repository on Mar. 25, 2014