Obituary: Harry J. Kestler

Posted 9/28/21

Harry J. Kestler, 82, of Greeley, PA, passed away on September 20, at Delaware Valley Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was the owner and operator of Kestler Communications, Inc. and H …

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Obituary: Harry J. Kestler

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Harry J. Kestler, 82, of Greeley, PA, passed away on September 20, at Delaware Valley Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was the owner and operator of Kestler Communications, Inc. and H & H Enterprise, Lackawaxen, PA, until his retirement in 1999.

Harry was a member of Sacred Heart Church, Greeley, PA, Greeley Fire Department, Lackawaxen Fire Department, Lackawaxen, PA, Knights of Columbus, Lions Club, Shohola, PA, and a U.S. Navy veteran serving from 1957 to 1963.

The son of the late William and Mary (Jordan) Kestler, he was born February 26, 1939, in Sussex, NJ. He was married to the late Christel (Pohlmann) Kestler.

Harry is survived by two daughters: Christine Breuer (Robert) and Sharon Kestler; three sisters: Jane Gregory, Virginia Carey, and Diane Kestler; two brothers: Peter Kestler and David Kestler; six grandchildren: James, Nina, Nicole, Bre, Bernie III and Katherine; and his companion, Barbara Barnes. He was predeceased by his son Michael Kestler and brother William “Al” Kestler.

Viewing was held at the Stroyan Funeral Home, 405 West Harford St., Milford, PA, on Thursday, September 23.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held at St. Ann’s Church, Shohola, PA, on Friday, September 24 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Edward Casey officiating.

Memorial donations can be made to the Greeley Fire Department, 245 PA-590, Greeley, PA, 18425, the Lackawaxen Fire Department, 774 PA-590, Lackawaxen, PA, 18435 or St. Ann’s Church, 123 Richardson Ave, Shohola, PA, 18458.

Arrangements by Stroyan Funeral Home, 405 W Harford St, Milford, PA (www.stroyanfuneralhome.com).

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