Rose M. Kessler Obituary

Rose M.  Kessler
Rose M. Kessler

October 18, 1947 - September 3, 2018
Born in Leavenworth, Kansas
Resided in Hillsborough, New Jersey



Rose M. Kessler

70, died September 3, 2018.

Rose was born in Leavenworth, Kansas and formerly of Columbia, Missouri and Atlanta, Georgia and before moving to Hillsborough in 1987. She graduated from Missouri University in 1969 with a BA degree in Education and then graduated from South Dakota State in 1972 with a MA Degree. Rose was employed over 44 years as an English and drama teacher working at various schools and finally at William Annin Middle School in Basking Ridge, retiring in 2012. She was a member of Temple Sholom in Bridgewater serving as chairman of membership, and was also a member of the sisterhood, the bookclub and kitting club. Rose was always referred by everyone as Bubbi. She will be sadly missed by her family and friends.

Surviving are her husband of 51 years Howard, three daughters Rebecca Barajas and her husband Mauricio, Jennifer Wasserman and her husband Eric, and Kim Kessler and her husband Lonnie Murray, and nine grandchildren Franklin, Jackson, Gus, Rubin, Isaac, Maya, Simon, Vivian, and Leo.

Services will be 1pm Tuesday at Temple Sholom, 594 N. Bridge St. Bridgewater. Interment will follow at Temple Sholom Cemetery, Bridgewater. Arrangements by Bruce C. VanArsdale Funeral Home,111 No. Gaston Ave. Somerville.

Donations can be made to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 15829
Arlington, VA 22215 or the Temple Sholom Religious School. To send condolences, visit

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Temple Sholom
594 North Bridge Street
Bridgewater, NJ US
Tuesday, September 4, 2018
1:00 PM
Temple Sholom Cemetery
Chimney Rock Road
Bridgewater, NJ US
Tuesday, September 4, 2018


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