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Florence "Fluff" Hesselgesser

Born: Wed., Dec. 8, 1926
Died: Sat., Dec. 5, 2020


At the family's request there will be no public visitation and burial will be private


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Florence "Fluff" Hesselgesser, 93, of Butler, formerly of Freeport, passed away Saturday December 5th at Good Samaritan Hospice in Cabot. She was born December 8, 1926 in Harrison Township to the late A. U. and Jessie (Swank) Maienfisch. She lived most of her life in Freeport. She was the widow of Stanley Hesselgesser who passed away in 1993. She retired as secretary to the Superintendent of Freeport Area School District. She was a member of Freeport United Methodist Church since 1946. She was a volunteer typist for the Freeport Library and a cook for Meals On Wheels for many years. She also was a member of Eastern Star and was on the Freeport Cemetery board of directors for 24 years. She was an avid NASCAR fan. She is survived by her daughter Karen (Gary) Ekas of Butler, grandchildren Tatum (Tim) Ekas Adams of Distant, PA and Eric Hesselgesser of Seattle, Washington. She has two great grandsons, Josh Adams of Pittsburgh and Zyan Adams of Distant, PA and two step great grandsons, Max and Luke Hesselgesser of Black Diamond, WA. She also has many nieces and nephews. Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her son Don Hesselgesser, grandsons  Michael Ekas, Todd Hesselgesser and great grandson Craig Adams, her sisters Ruth (James) Young, Ida (Frank) Chetta, and Lois (Joseph) Fratta. At the family's request there will be no public visitation and the funeral service will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Freeport Methodist Church at 211 Fourth Street in Freeport or to the Freeport Library 428 Market St. Freeport, PA 16229.

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Bill and Linda Stokes
   Posted Sun December 06, 2020
Karen and family,

We are so sorry for your loss. You're in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.

Bill and Linda Stokes

Paul White
   Posted Sun December 06, 2020
Such a sweet, kind lady. I remember her fondly, as I know many will. My sympathy to you and your entire family, Karen.
Sincerely,
Paul White
Sarasota, FL.

Paul J. Dudek
   Posted Tue December 08, 2020
Karen.....Your mom is in my prayers.....PJD

Cleatus Burk
   Posted Wed December 09, 2020
Dear Karen and family, David and I were saddened to learn of Fluff's death. What a sweet woman she was and we enjoyed our few visits with her. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Cleatus and David Burk

Deborah Sweeny Keyes
   Posted Thu December 10, 2020
Dear Karen,
I was so saddened when Roger told me of your Mom's passing. She was such a kind soul, and so good to my Mom and Dad, Roger, Denise and me. I cherish the memories our 2 families created while we were next door neighbors on Stewart Street. I hope you can take comfort in the love and kindness she showed to so many of us. Freeport has lost a treasure.

Sincerely,
Debbie Sweeny Keyes

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