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Louis Kesselman


1943 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Louis Kesselman Obituary


Louis "Lou" Kesselman, 70, of Simsbury, beloved husband of Linda (Stanley) Kesselman, passed away Monday, August 4, 2014 at his home with his family by his side. He was born September 25, 1943 in Freeport, NY, son of the late Jacob "Jack" and Julia (Heinz) Kesselman and had lived in Ballston Lake, NY prior to moving to Simsbury 38 years ago. He was a Lieutenant in the United States Coast Guard. Lou attended State University of New York Maritime College earning a B.S in Engineering and went on to City College of New York where he received his M. S. in Mechanical Engineering and Management. Lou enjoyed going to the beach and spending time with his children, grandchildren and his beloved dogs. Besides his loving wife of 49 years, he is survived by his son, Brian Kesselman and his wife Rebecca of Sparta, NJ; his daughter, Lisa Riordan and her husband John of Simsbury; his grandchildren, Jack and Brady Kesselman and Aidan, Maeve and Brenna Riordan; a brother, Walter Kesselman and his wife Susan and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his sister, Sandra Soloway. Lou's family extends sincere appreciation to the oncology staff at Mass General Hospital and the VNA Hospice for their kindness and compassion and a special thanks to our dear friend, Dr. Charles Riordan for all his help. Friends may call at the Vincent Funeral Home, 880 Hopmeadow Street in Simsbury on Thursday August 7th from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday August 8th, 11:00 AM at St. Catherine of Siena Church, 265 Stratton Brook Road in West Simsbury. Memorial donations may be made to the Massachusetts General Hospital Surgical Research Fund (Carlos Fernandez-del Castillo, MD), 15 Parkman Street, WACC 460, Boston, MA 02114. Please visit Lou's "Book of Memories" at www.vincentfuneralhome.com for online condolences.


Published in The Hartford Courant on Aug. 6, 2014
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