KESSLER, Loretta Ann

KESSLER, Loretta Ann, 41, of Airport 1 Group Home in St. Clairsville, died Sunday, June 16, 2013, at Trinity West in Steubenville, Ohio.

She was born May 18, 1972 in Bellaire, Ohio, a daughter of the late James “Chico” William Kessler, Sr. and Janice Marie Kocher Pitzer.

Loretta was a graduate of School of Hope and an employee of Belco Works in St. Clairsville.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Cindi Jo Kessler.

Surviving are her step mother, Cheryl “Turkey” (Donny VanHorn) Kessler of Barnesville; two sisters, Sandra (John) Crosson of Cambridge, and Darlene K. (Michael) Moore of Barnesville, a brother, James William (Shari) Kessler, Jr. of Bethesda; nieces and nephews, Danny Barchanowicz, Donetta Meadows, Autumn Kessler, Dalton Moore, Tiffany Datkuliak, and Nathan Datkuliak; her extended family, residents and staff of Airport 1 Group Home.

Friends will be received at Toothman Funeral Home in St. Clairsville on Wednesday from 10 a.m. until time of service at 12 noon with Rev. Jerry Wenger officiating. Burial follows in Union Cemetery, St. Clairsville.

Memorial contributions may be made to ResCare, 67051 Executive Dr., St. Clairsville, Ohio 43950.