We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Reading Location
Jacklyn Ann (Kessler) Hess, 80, formerly of Laureldale, died December 1, 2021 at Berks Heim, Bern Township.
She was the loving wife of Ernest Charles Hess, Sr. who died November 27, 2014. They had been married 54 years.
Born, April 17, 1941, in Reading, she was a daughter of the late Russel Glenwood and Catherine Stella (Ansel) Kessler.
Jacklyn was employed with Curtis, Steven & Emery Shoe Factory., and subsequently with Laureldale Borough.
She volunteered with the Muhlenberg and Schuylkill Valley Ambulance Associations for many years as an EMT.
A sports enthusiast, she was an avid Dallas Cowboys fan; she loved camping and enjoyed going to the casino.
Surviving are her two daughters: Michele D. (Hess) Fleischood of Laureldale and Lori L. (Hess), wife of Michael A. Sedar of Leesport.
Also surviving is her granddaughter, Somer L. Fleischood of Philadelphia.
In addition, she is survived by her sister, Barbara Loeb of Reading.
Jacklyn was preceded in death by four siblings: Russell Kessler, Richard Kessler, Arlene Ruth and Ruth Myers.
Services will be held Tuesday, December 7th, at 11 a.m. at Stitzel Family Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc., A viewing will be held from 10-11. Burial will be in Forest Hills Memorial Park, Exeter Township.
For online condolences, visit www.Stitzels.com.