|Lillian (Gordon) Kessler, 98, of West Hartford, Connecticut formerly of Pompano, FL and Nashua, NH passed away peacefully on February 8, 2017 at the home of her daughter. She was born on January 3, 1919 in Manchester, NH, the daughter of the late Harry and Sophie (Bricker) Gordon. Lillian was the loving and beloved wife of the late Sidney I. Kessler. Before retiring, she had worked for her husband's business, Kessler Farms, Inc., and was a loving mother and grandmother to Joyce, Sharyn and Shana. While living in Nashua she was an active member of Temple Beth Abraham. She is survived by her daughters Joyce Kessler and Sharyn Kessler and her granddaughter, Shana. |
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on SUNDAY, February 12, 2017 in the Chapel of the Emanuel Synagogue, 160 Mohegan Dr., West Hartford, CT. Interment will follow at Beth Abraham Cemetery, 450 West Hollis Street Nashua, NH at 3:00 PM. Shiva (Memorial Observance) will be held at the home of her daughter, Joyce Kessler, 11 Seminole Circle, West Hartford, CT, Monday through Wednesday, 7-9 PM with Minyon Services at 7:30 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Guide Dogs for the Blind, PO Box 15200, San Rafael, CA 94915 (www.guidedogs.com). Arrangements are entrusted to Weinstein Mortuary, Hartford, CT and Davis Funeral Home, Nashua, NH. For further information, directions or to sign the guest book for Lillian, please visit online at www.weinsteinmortuary.com/funerals.cfm.