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Carol A. Kessel
January 20, 1930 ~ September 3, 2023 (age 93) 93 Years Old
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Carol A. Kessel, 93, of Hanover, PA, entered God's eternal care, Sunday, September 3, 2023, at SpiriTrust Lutheran the Village at Utz Terrace Nursing Center, Hanover, PA.
Born January 20, 1930, in New Oxford, PA, she was the daughter of the late James C. and Helen C. (Breighner) Rider. Carol was the loving wife of the late Neil E. Kessel who died April 13, 2002.
Carol was a member of St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Hanover, PA.
Carol worked for Utz Quality Foods for over 35 years until her retirement in 1993, and later she worked at Kleffel’s in Hanover for 10 years.
Carol enjoyed her daily walks and was an avid reader.
Carol is survived by her children, Daniel C. Kessel of Gettysburg, PA, Neil E. Kessel, Jr. of Hanover, PA, Deborah Garvick of Littlestown, PA, and Troy Kessel of Gettysburg, PA, 7 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren, and 2 great great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by a brother, Terrance Rider, a sister, Jean Overbaugh, and by her beloved dog Subee.
A service to celebrate and remember Carol’s life will be held 11 AM, Monday, September 11, 2023, at the Kenworthy Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., 269 Frederick Street, Hanover, PA, with her Pastor, Rev. Dr. Kathy Vitalis Hoffman officiating. The family will receive friends from 10 – 11 AM, Monday, September 11, 2023, at the funeral home. Burial will be private in Marburg Memorial Gardens, Hanover, PA.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Carol’s memory may be made to St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 30 W. Chestnut Street, Hanover, PA 17331, or the SpiriTrust Lutheran the Village at Utz Terrace Nursing Center, 2100 Utz Terrace, Hanover, PA 17331 .
The Kenworthy Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., 269 Frederick Street, Hanover, PA has been entrusted by the family with the funeral arrangements. Memories and condolences may be shared at www.kenworthyfh.com.