Joan Z. Kessler

Joan Z. Kessler, age 91 yrs., of Gloversville, passed away December, 9 2017, at the Fulton Center with her loving family by her side. She was born in Troy, NY on February 28, 1926, and is the daughter of the late Frank and Josephine (Dupre) Harrat.

Joan is survived by three daughters, Judith Zimmer of Gloversville, Randy (Frank) Sabatino of North Carolina, and Karlese MacArthur of Ontario Canada; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Besides her parents, she was predeceased by husbands, Judson Zimmer Jr., William Kessler; and a partner, Jack Kobuskie.

During her lifetime she was an export seamstress, enjoyed bridge, and her pets especially “Trick.” Joan also enjoyed winters in her Florida home.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Walrath & Stewart Funeral Home, Gloversville.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Joan’s memory may be made to Brennan Humane Society, 437 9 Mile Tree Road, Gloversville, NY 12078.

Online condolences may be made at www.brbsfuneral.com.