Lynn Ellsworth Kesselring, 84, formerly of 11170 Worleytown Road, Greencastle, passed away Monday, March 24, 2014, at Quincy Village, where he resided for the past three years.
Born Dec. 16, 1929, in Antrim Township, he was the son of the late James Richard and Leola Alena (Crider) Kesselring.
He grew up in Antrim Township, attending Pine Field School. He attended Church of the Brethren, Upton, Pa.
Mr. Kesselring served with the United States Army
during the Korean War
obtaining the rank of Corporal. He also served in the Army National Guard.
He was employed at T.B. Woods Co., Chambersburg, in the Maintenance Dept. for 22 years and worked for five years for Pangborn Corp., Hagerstown, retiring in 1973.
Mr. Kesselring enjoyed hunting and gardening.
He is survived by his children: daughter, Pamela S. Barnes, Chambersburg; sons, Jerry L. Kesselring, State Line, and Steven W. Kessselring, Chambersburg; daughters, Lori J. Burkett, Greencastle and Lisa D. Webb, Greencastle; five grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; five great-grandchildren; three step-great-grandchildren and a sister, Louise White, Westminster, Md. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Sandra L. Kahn; a brother, James David Kesselring and a sister, Hilda Laverne Kesselring.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 29, 2014, in Parklawns Memorial Gardens, Chambersburg, with Rev. Howard Beaver officiating. Military honors will be conducted by the honor guard of Charles Nitterhouse VFW
Post 1599, Chambersburg. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the
, 417 Phoenix Drive, Suite A, Chambersburg, Pa. 17201, or to VA Medical Center, Voluntary Service, 510 Butler Ave., Martinsburg, W.Va. 25405.
Miller-Bowersox Funeral Home, Greencastle, is handling the arrangements.
Online condolences may be expressed at:www.bowersoxfuneralhomes.com