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March 24, 1930 ~ February 17, 2023 (age 92) 92 Years Old
March 24, 1930 ~ February 17, 2023 (age 92)
After a rich and rewarding life of 92 years, on
February 17, 2023 Paul Kessler passed away at his
home in North Greenbush, NY. Paul was the
youngest of 3 children born to Louis and Sadie
Kessler, on March 24, 1930 in the Bronx. His dad
died on his 9th birthday. He graduated from Aviation
HS with a degree in Aviation Mechanics and later in
life graduated with an BS from CUNY College. Paul
loved his family, friends, the arts, ocean, and
traveling. He married the love of his life, Bunny, who
just passed 8 months ago. They spent 71 years
together and had 3 children Marcy Steinberg (John),
Lee (late Marie) and Robert (Penha). Jericho, NY
was their family home for 37 years. Paul was
blessed with 5 grandchildren: Jana Steinberg Price
(Paul), Justin Steinberg (Rae), Alyssa Kessler,
Rachel Kessler, and Jaden Kessler; and 2 great
grandchildren: Sandra Lee Price and Sidney
Steinberg. He was drafted into the Army in 1951 and
immediately got married. After Officer Training
School he was state side as a weapons instructor at
Camp Rucker, Alabama. He worked for multiple
companies as a Production Manager in
manufacturing Women’s Accessories for 40 years.
His wife’s job as Comptroller of a wholesale travel
agency, afforded them the opportunity to travel the
world. He was an accomplished sculptor in clay and
stone. He coached his sons’ little league teams, and
everyone wanted their son on his team because he
believed in fair play and everyone getting their
chance to play. After retirement, they lived the dream
in Boynton Beach, FL for 23 years. He was an avid
golfer and led water aerobics in their community
pool a few times a week. They returned in May to
NY to be near family. His children, grandchildren and
great grandchildren along with nieces, nephews and
friends treasure his memory and celebrate his
life. Donations can be made in his memory to