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Lois M. Ressler, 90

May 20, 2016

Lois M. Ressler, 90, of Lancaster, PA died Friday, May 20, 2016 at Hospice & Community Care in Mount Joy, PA. She was the wife of the late Nelson H. Ressler who died in 1987.
Born in Pittsburgh, PA she was the daughter of the late Joseph & Gladys (Waterman) Briggs. Lois was the office manager and worked alongside her late husband who founded the Nelson H. Ressler Insurance Agency. She enjoyed traveling to San Francisco, California, Spain, Greece and Italy. Lois also enjoyed gardening, cooking and spending time with her family and friends. She will be deeply missed by her family, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Lois is survived her children Kathleen, wife of Bruce Kirby of Manheim Twp., PA, Nelson B. Ressler, husband of Brenda of Ephrata, Neal Ressler, husband of Patricia of Leola and Melanie, wife of Bruce Gunzenhauser of Willow Street; seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her brother William Briggs.
Memorial services for Lois will be held on Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 1:30PM from the Charles F. Snyder, Jr. Funeral Home & Crematory, 3110 Lititz Pike, Lititz, PA 17543 with Pastor Mark Thiboldeaux officiating. Interment will be held at the convenience of her family. A visitation will be held from 12:30PM until the time of her service at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice & Community Care, 685 Good Drive, P.O. Box 4125 Lancaster, PA 17604 in her memory.

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May 27, 2016

My heart goes out to this family in the loss of their beautiful, loving, kind & fun mother!  I will never forget this special lady, I loved her & I love her family.  
Sandy Honey

May 25, 2016

Lois, one of the most loving and caring people I have ever known in my life.   While I could not be with you in person, I was always with you in spirit.  I never saw you without a smile on your face and you gave the world Melanie for which I thank you so much.   To be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord, healed.   I know Nelson was happy to see you and I look forward to seeing you both again one day.   Melanie, I will never forget Lo.  I pray for your strength and continued bravery in the face of such a loss.  
Always a friend,
Lyn

May 24, 2016

Please accept my sympathy for your loss.  Your mother had a wonderful smile and laugh, and so did Mr. Ressler.  They were among my favorites at The Rose Bowl.
Best Regards,
Tim Getzloff

May 23, 2016

Lois was a good neighbor, always with a smile on her face.  How proud she was of her family, and we neighbors were all impressed with the loving care she received from all of you.  She will be missed but not forgotten.  Dave & Gloria Goldy

May 23, 2016

Dear Kathy and Bruce,
We send our condolences to you in the passing of your mother.  May the memories you’ve made with her live on forever in your hearts. With deepest sympathy, Carol Sears & Richard Wilkinson

May 22, 2016

I remember your mother fondly as a joyful person. My parent, Frank and Mary Blakeslee, enjoyed spending time with your family when I was a girl. I am sorry for the loss of your mother. 
Diane Stanley Saarela

May 22, 2016

The world lost a classy lady when you left us, Aunti Sam, but heaven got another special angle. Thanks for all you did to make this world a happier and brighter place. 
Love, 
Billy
 

May 22, 2016

We’ll never forget you as “Little Lois”, but with such a BIG Heart !!!  Miss you, and God Bless…
Sincere condolences to Kathy, Bruce, and her entire family.  🙂
Dave H., American Legion Post 34 – S.A.L. #199

May 22, 2016

I will always remember how sweet Lois was & always had that fun, beautiful smile.  I feel so blessed to have known her.   My heart goes out to everyone in her family & to everyone that was lucky enough to be touched by this awesome lady.  

May 22, 2016

I’m so sorry for your loss. Will always Love Mom.
            Paula Gephart 

May 22, 2016

My favorite little lady!! I love you always and forever!!

May 22, 2016

Love you forever gram ?
Shari

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Sunday, May 29, 2016
12:29 PM - 1:30 PM
Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory
3110 Lititz Pike
Lititz, PA 17543
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