Jean A. Fessler


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Jean A. Fessler, 85, formerly of Joliett, died Thursday, Nov. 1 at Harrisburg Hospital.

Born on Aug. 2, 1927, in Tremont Township, she was a daughter of the late Harvey and Esther Boyer Sattizahn.

She was a graduate of Tremont Township High School.

Jean had been a member of Joliett Methodist Church and was a former member of the Porter Tower Lionettes Club and Joliett Fire Company.

She was preceded in death by her husband, L. Clair Fessler, on Jan. 7, 2004; and a sister, Viola Schaeffer.

Surviving are a son, William and his wife, Barbara Fessler, Millersburg; a grandson, David Fessler and his wife, Michelle, Joliett; a granddaughter, Dawn Fessler, Millersburg; and three great-grandchildren, Amber, Aaron and Dawson.

Services were held Tuesday, Nov. 6 at H.L. Snyder Funeral Home Inc., Pine Grove, with the Rev. Donald Boyd officiating. Interment followed in St. John's Lutheran Cemetery, Pine Grove. The family would prefer, in lieu of flowers, contributions be made in her memory to Joliett United Methodist Church, c/o Lori Bender, 59 Main St., Tremont, PA 17981.

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