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Rosella Louise (Croft) Kessinger, 88, of Sellersburg, Indiana, passed away on Thursday evening, April 6, 2017. She retired from Brown & Williamson and was a member of St. John Paul II Catholic Church.
She was born on December 27, 1928 in Bennettsville, Indiana to the late Joseph and Bertha (Ehringer) Croft. Rose was also preceded in death by her daughter, Jennifer Hime; and eight brothers and sisters.
She is survived by her husband of 44 years, Albert Kessinger Sr.; children, David Storey (Dee), Thomas Storey, Jill Cosby; stepsons, Albert Kessinger Jr. (Carole), Robert Kessinger (Susan); 12 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
Cremation was chosen following Rose's wishes. A reception of family and friends will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at Newcomer Funeral Home (3309 Ballard Lane, New Albany).
The family requests that contributions in her memory be made to St. John Paul II Catholic Church (216 Scheller Avenue, Sellersburg, IN 47172).
To leave a special message for the family, please visit www.NewcomerKentuckiana.com.
Published on April 7, 2017
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