Charles F. Ressler, 87, a resident of Maple Farms, formerly of Albright Avenue, died Wednesday, May 1, 2013.
He was the husband of the late Hope Kuhns Ressler. Born in New Providence, he was the son of the late Frank Y. and Bertha Findley Ressler.
Charles retired from the Mount Joy Vo-Tech School where he had taught Building Trades Maintenance. Prior to that he had worked at the Bearing Company. Charles had also operated the West Lancaster Mower Shop for many years.
He was a graduate of Millersville University and a member of the Salem U.C.C. in Rohrerstown. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. His memberships included Lodge #43 F.&A.M., Lancaster Lodge of Perfection, Tall Cedars of Lebanon and the Zembo Temple. Past memberships included the Manor Ridge Lions Club, the American Legion and the VFW in Port Deposit, MD. He enjoyed fishing and motorcycles.
Surviving is a daughter, Gail wife of Jack Bubernack of Manheim; a granddaughter, Krista wife of Christopher Heisey of Manheim; a great granddaughter, Makenna Heisey; a great grandson, Tariq Fry, and two brothers, Victor Ressler of Paris, TX and John Andrew Ressler of Lancaster. He was preceded in death by six siblings.
A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, May 4, 2013 at 11:15 A.M. at the Richard A. Sheetz Funeral Home, 2024 Marietta Avenue, Lancaster, PA. Masonic Service will be held at the funeral home on Saturday at 11:00 A.M. Friends may call at the funeral home on Saturday from 10:00 A.M. until 11:00 A.M. Interment in the Mellinger Mennonite Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to the National Parkinson Foundation, 1501 N.W. 9th Avenue / Bob Hope Road, Miami, Florida 33136-1494.