Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia.
Betty Lou Kessler, 89, of Clearwater, Florida, died peacefully, Saturday, November 12, 2016 at home.
She was born January 6, 1927 in Utica, New York, daughter of the late Anthony and Elsie Montesano. She attended Utica schools and graduated in 1948 from Faxton Hospital School of Nursing, Utica, NY as an ORRN. She was united in marriage to John W. Kessler April 30, 1950 and moved to Port Charlotte in 1990 from Richfield Springs, NY. Betty Lou greatly enjoyed travel and the company of family and her many treasured friendships.
She is survived by a son, John R. (Denise) Kessler of Murfreesboro, TN; a daughter, Deborah (Frank) Rizzo of Tampa, FL; and 2 grandchildren, J. Kurtis (Rachel) Kessler of Hendersonville, TN and Alisa Kessler of Nashville, TN; a sister-in-law, Dorothy Montesano, and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband John and a brother, Robert Montesano.
Memorial services and interment for Betty Lou and John W. Kessler will be held at later date in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia
Friends may visit online at www.robersonfh.com to extend condolences to the family. Arrangements are by Roberson Funeral Home & Crematory Port Charlotte Chapel.