Phyllis Kessler

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Phyllis Jane ( Shilling) Kessler, 83, DuBois, passed away Thursday, June 11, 2015, at her daughter's home
Born Oct. 25, 1931, in Sigel Pa., she was the daughter of the late John and Midge (Klouse) Shilling.
Phyllis married Lamarr C. Kessler Nov. 12, 1950, in DuBois, Pa.
Phyllis graduated from Sandy High School in 1949. She had worked at J.C.Penney and Gray Printing.
She was a member of Mount Zion United Methodist Church, DuBois. Phyllis was a people person and made friends where ever she went. She loved to cook, bake and was well-known for her raisin-filled cookies. She enjoyed porch time with her special friends. She loved to play cards and word games, but her greatest joy was her family, especially her grandchildren whom she was very proud of.
Phyllis is survived by two children, Marcia D. Hedges of DuBois, and Dennis L. (LuAnn) Kessler of Boston, Mass.; four grandchildren: Megan and Ryan Hedges, Katelyn and Jonathan Kessler; her two special "kids," Kolby and Kali Franklin; a sister, Connie (Frank) Hughes; sister in law, Nancy (Lee) Myers; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a niece, Tammy Johnson.
Family and friends will be received Wednesday, June 17, 2015, from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at the Adamson Funeral Chapel Inc. in DuBois. A viewing will also be held from 10-11 a.m. Thursday June 18, 2015, at Mount Zion United Methodist Church, DuBois. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Kelley Schanely and Fr. Richard Siefer co-officiating. Interment will be in Lakelawn Memorial Park, Reynoldsville
Memorial donations may be made to Mount Zion United Methodist Church, 16 Denton Ave., DuBois, PA 15801 or DRMC Hospice, 100 Hospital Ave., DuBois, PA 15801.
Online condolences may be made at www.adamsonfuneral.
Published in The Courier Express from June 11 to June 14, 2015