Norma Saunders
B: 1929-12-30
D: 2017-08-18
View Details
Saunders, Norma
Fred Byers
B: 1957-03-13
D: 2017-08-15
View Details
Byers, Fred
Andrew Esperti Jr.
B: 1932-07-20
D: 2017-08-14
View Details
Esperti Jr., Andrew
Thomas Robillard
B: 1947-12-30
D: 2017-08-11
View Details
Robillard, Thomas
Harold Fuller
B: 1928-05-31
D: 2017-08-11
View Details
Fuller, Harold
Timothy Sioui
B: 1964-12-28
D: 2017-08-04
View Details
Sioui, Timothy
Medrick Smith
B: 1971-07-15
D: 2017-08-02
View Details
Smith, Medrick
Carole Sumner
B: 1938-12-04
D: 2017-07-30
View Details
Sumner, Carole
Betty Fisher
B: 1925-06-21
D: 2017-07-30
View Details
Fisher, Betty
Nicholas Heald
B: 1993-07-13
D: 2017-07-29
View Details
Heald, Nicholas
John Allen
B: 1944-01-16
D: 2017-07-29
View Details
Allen, John
Karen Frazier
B: 1958-11-18
D: 2017-07-27
View Details
Frazier, Karen
Robert Buser
B: 1934-07-29
D: 2017-07-26
View Details
Buser, Robert
Pauline Cornwall
B: 1954-08-06
D: 2017-07-25
View Details
Cornwall, Pauline
Terry Hilder
B: 1947-09-23
D: 2017-07-24
View Details
Hilder, Terry
Margaret Gillis
B: 1946-01-15
D: 2017-07-23
View Details
Gillis, Margaret
Jane Carpenter
B: 1920-03-29
D: 2017-07-19
View Details
Carpenter, Jane
Terry Graham
B: 1947-07-04
D: 2017-07-19
View Details
Graham, Terry
Robert Phillips
B: 1928-05-27
D: 2017-07-18
View Details
Phillips, Robert
Genevieve Preda
B: 1924-04-15
D: 2017-07-17
View Details
Preda, Genevieve
Ethel Morris
B: 1918-06-27
D: 2017-07-17
View Details
Morris, Ethel


Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
82 Broadway
M.B. KilmerFuneral Home
Fort Edward, NY 12828
Phone: 518-747-9266
Fax: 518-747-7548
Richard Hessler
Memorial Candle Tribute From
M.B. Kilmer Funeral Home
"We are pleased to provide this Book of Memories to the family."
View full message >>>

Obituary for Richard Hessler


Richard Hessler, 82, passed away Saturday, April 1, 2017 at Glens Falls Hospital with his family by his side.

Born in Little Falls on July 28, 1934 he was the son of the late Jacob and Martha (Graudons) Hessler.

He graduated from Little Falls High School. After high school, Dick enlisted in the United States Airforce. He was stationed in Munich, Germany for three years serving as a Medic Airman 1st Class. When he returned home, Dick went to the University of Buffalo graduating with his B.A. in Business Administration and Fordham University graduating with his masters in social work.

On August 30, 1958 Dick married the love of his life Gretchen Weinreich in Oil City, PA.

Dick served as an Elder at The Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd.

He retired from International Paper in Manhattan. After retirement he worked for B.O.C.E.S. and for Catholic Charities as a psychotherapist.

Dick enjoyed golfing, traveling, boating, skiing and spending time with his grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, Richard was predeceased by his brother, William “Bud” Hessler.

Left to cherish his memory include his wife of 58 years, Gretchen Hessler; his daughter, Kathleen Scherer and her husband Paul; his son, William Hessler and his wife Christine; grandchildren, Jessica Scherer, Carly Hessler and Jacob Hessler.

At Dick’s request there will be no calling hours.

A funeral service will be held on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 11 a.m. at The Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd 543 Glen St. Glens Falls, NY 12803 with Rev. Paul R. Wagner officiating.

Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family.

Donations in Richard’s memory may be made to Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd 543 Glen St. Glens Falls, NY 12803 or Salvation Army Corps 13 Chester St. Glens Falls, NY 12803.
Order Flowers

Recently Shared Condolences

Recently Shared Stories

Recently Shared Photos