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AGE: 91 • formerly of Wilmington
Robert Kersey, 91, formerly from Elysburg, PA passed away Monday, April 14, 2014 at the Masonic Home, Elizabethtown. Bob was born Feb. 28, 1923 in Lancaster, PA to the late Mr. and Mrs. John and Myrtle (Wesley) Kersey. He was a 1942 graduate of Alexis I. Dupont H.S., Wilmington, Delaware and he resided in Delaware until 1984 when he and his wife (the late Jean (Willard) Kersey) moved to Elysburg. Jean passed away Feb. 7, 2012. Robert was a member of Elysburg United Methodist Church. Robert worked as a lab technician for over 20 years last working for Hercules Inc. retiring in 1984. Robert was Past Master of Washington Lodge #1 Ancient Free and Accepted Masons. He was also a member of Wilmington, Delaware Consistory and NUR Temple Shrine of Wilmington, Delaware. Bob was also a member of Elysburg Fire Co. and he was an avid golfer.
Survivors include a sister, Mrs. Ruth J. Bramm of Wilmington, nieces and nephews.
Services will be held Thursday at 11:00AM in the Ray W. Rothermel Funeral Home, 387 W. Valley Ave., Elysburg, PA with interment in Mt. Carmel Cemetery. Viewing will be held from 10-11:00AM in the funeral home. Rev. Michelle Beissel will officiate.
Ray W. Rothermel Funeral Home
55 West Valley Avenue Elysburg, PA 17824
Published in The News Journal on Apr. 17, 2014