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Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Jolene A. Kresge, 77, of 31 Hawthorne Road, Bradford, PA

Jolene A. Kresge, 77, of 31 Hawthorne Road, Bradford, passed away on Saturday, March 12, 2011 at the Bradford Ecumenical Home.

She was born on May 9, 1933 in Franklin, PA, a daughter of the late Clifford and Cecil Jones Burgert.

On June 3, 1953 in Franklin, PA she married Wilbur (Bill) R. Kresge who preceded her in death on July 13, 2010.

She was a 1950 graduate of Franklin High School, Franklin, PA and a 1952 graduate of Tri State College Secretarial School, Angola, IN.

While attending high school she worked at the Park Pastry Shop and then at General Manifold & Printing, both of which were in Franklin, until she was married. After raising her children, she worked in the cafeteria at Bradford Area High School and as an accounting associate at George H. Daggett accounting firm in Bradford, Pa from where she retired in the 1990’s.

Mrs. Kresge was a member of the First Presbyterian Church. She was a founding member of the Bradford High School Marching Owls Booster Club and a founding member of the Bradford YMCA Swim Team Booster Club. She enjoyed working with ceramics and was known for her witty and sharp personality. She also loved spending time with her family; especially the family vacations in Virginia Beach, VA.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years Wilbur (Bill) and her sister Barbara Slaughenhaupt, Franklin, PA.

She is survived by two sons, Steven A. (Kathy) Kresge, Bradford, Randy S. (Julie) Kresge, Fairview, PA, one daughter, Kim S. Reagan, Rochester, NY, one sister, Sondra King, Beaver Falls, PA, one brother Richard (Annette) Burgert, Meyerstown, PA, three granddaughters, Rachel Kresge, Butler, PA, Stephanie Kresge, Charlotte, NC, Laura Reagan, Rochester, NY, one grandson, David Reagan, Rochester, NY, and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, March 19, 2011 from 10:00 until 11:30 AM at the Mascho Funeral Home, Inc. The funeral service will immediately follow with the Rev. W. Leroy Beckes, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church officiating.

Burial will be in Franklin Cemetery, Sugarcreek, PA.

Memorial contributions in her memory can be made either to the First Presbyterian Church, 54 East Corydon St., Bradford,PA 16701, the Bradford Ecumenical Home 100 St. Francis Drive,Bradford, PA 16701, the McKean County CARE for Children, 20 Russell Blvd., P.O. Box 616, Bradford, PA 16701, or the Alzheimer's Association National Office 225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601

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