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John W. Kessler Obituary

John W. "Jack" Kessler, 89, of Glastonbury, beloved husband of Margaret "Peggy" (Adams) Kessler, died Thursday August 14, 2014 at the Rocky Hill Veterans Hospital. Born February 7, 1925 in the Bronx, NY, son of the late William and Emma (Finnin) Kessler, he had lived in Glastonbury for the past 18 years. Prior to his retirement he was a plant manager for Baskin-Robbins Ice Cream in Southbury. Jack had served in the US Navy during World War II and was a member of the VFW in Manchester. He was an avid pool player at the Glastonbury Senior Center. He was a member of the Hearing Aid Group in Ashford and the Glastonbury Police Triad. Besides his wife he is survived by a son and daughter-in-law Thomas and Lisa Kessler and their daughter Sara Kessler all of Colchester, a daughter Eileen Lee and her companion Joseph Wroblewski of South Windsor and her children and their spouses, Colleen Lee of Ellington, Doreen and Richard Nicholson of Smithfield, RI, Patrick and Jenneen Lee of Broad Brook, Shaun and Jennifer Lee of Lexington, MA and eight great grandchildren, Ashley, Jessica, Rachel, Megan, Ryan, Richie, Connor and Katie. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday August 18 at 10am in St. Dunstan Church, 1345 Manchester Rd., Glastonbury. Burial with military honors will follow in the CT. Veterans Cemetery, Middletown. Friends may call at the Mulryan Funeral Home, 725 Hebron Ave., Glastonbury on Sunday August 17 from 2-5pm. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Rocky Hill Veterans Hospital, Healthcare Facility, 287 West St., Rocky Hill, CT. 06067. For online condolences please visit www.mulryanfh.com.

Published in The Hartford Courant on Aug. 16, 2014
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