Ressler, Clarence Ira 1 2 3

Birth Name Ressler, Clarence Ira
Gender male
Age at Death 56 years, 3 months, 5 days


Clarence Ressler Dies, Was Mason

Clarence Ira "Reds" Ressler, 56, a self-employed brick and stone mason, died unexpectedly of apparent natural causes at 3:40 p.m. Monday at his home on Middlecreek Road, Lititz R4. He had been under a physician's care, but an autopsy was ordered.

Formerly of Akron, he was the husband of Patricia Ann Hess Ressler.

Ressler was a member of Local 16, Brick and Stone Masons Union, and Zion Lutheran Church, Akron.

Born in West Earl Township, he was the son of the late Grube and Anna Zimmerman Ressler.

Surviving besides his wife are these sons: Kevin M., Baltimore, and Andy M., at home; three sons by a previous marriage: Terry Brightbill and Barry Brightbill, both of Palmyra; and Gary Brightbill, Virginia Beach, Va.; three stepdaughters: Pamela Sue Hoover, Harrisburg; Perette Louise Bender, Akron; and Alana Forrey, Lancaster; and two stepsons, Perry A. Hoover, Columbia, and Raymond Forrey, Lititz; several grandchildren and great grandchildren; five brothers: Martin, Quarryville; Elmer, Kennett Square; Harold, East Earl; Melvin, Akron; and Elvin, Ephrata; and a sister, Anna Mae, Lititz R4.

Obituary from a newspaper clipping saved by Anna Mae Ressler.



RESSLER - Entered into rest in Ephrata Township on May 18, 1987. CLARENCE (Reds) IRA RESSLER, husband of Patricia Ann Hess Ressler, of Middle Creek Road, Lititz RD4, Pa., in his 57th year. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the funeral from the Zion Lutheran Church, 435 Main Street, Akron Pa., on Friday at 2 p.m. with the Rev. S. Alan Ruby officiating. Interment in the Wolf's Cemetery, Ephrata Township. Friends may call on Thursday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Stradling Funeral Home, 30 N. Ninth St., Akron, Pa.

Funeral notice from a newspaper clipping saved by Anna Mae Ressler.


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Ressler, Daniel Grube29 July 190116 May 1972
Mother Zimmerman, Anna Martin9 December 18946 August 1948
    Brother     Ressler, John Edwin 16 September 1920 23 March 1982
    Brother     Ressler, Martin Earl 16 June 1922 10 October 1987
    Brother     Ressler, Paul Irwin 4 April 1924 9 July 1924
    Brother     Ressler, Elmer Roy 2 March 1925 5 September 2002
    Brother     [Living], [Living]
    Brother     Ressler, Melvin James 23 December 1928 27 August 2015
         Ressler, Clarence Ira 13 February 1931 18 May 1987
    Sister     Ressler, Anna Mae 30 November 1932 1 February 2012
    Brother     [Living], [Living]
Father Ressler, Daniel Grube29 July 190116 May 1972
Stepmother Brumbaugh, Lucy1 October 18993 January 1952

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