J. Larry Ressler, 48, teacher, active at Cornerstone Mennonite, enjoyed sports, singing

By on December 13, 2017

J. Larry Ressler, 48, of Ephrata passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, to be with his Savior.

Born in Lancaster, he was the son of Nancy Nolt Ressler of Leola and the late Sylvan Ressler. He was the loving husband of Lisa A. Heisey Ressler and they celebrated their 27th wedding anniversary this past August.

A graduate of Faith Mennonite High School in 1987, Larry then received a B.S. in computer science from Millersville University in 1992. Larry was a teacher at Faith Mennonite High School, Kinzers and Linville Hill School, Paradise. He also worked for Esh Computer Center, Gap, and he provided accounting services for local businesses.

Larry was an active member of Cornerstone Mennonite Fellowship, Ephrata. He had a passion for the God he served and was a role model and inspiration to his children. He enjoyed teaching, hunting, sports, and singing.

Surviving in addition to his wife and mother are five children: Victoria, wife of Cameron Weaver of Ephrata; Amanda, wife of Winston Lechlitner of Goshen, Ind.; Makayla, Austin, and Dawson Ressler at home; two brothers: Jeff, husband of Christine Ressler of Gap; Wes, husband of Alice Ressler of Denver; and a sister: Cheryl Ressler of Leola.

Services were held Dec. 11 at Weaverland Mennonite Church, East Earl. Interment was in the adjoining church cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, those desiring may send contributions in Larry’s memory to Faith Mennonite High School, 5085 Woodland Drive, Kinzers, PA 17535.

To send the family online condolences, visit BuchFuneral.com. Buch Funeral Home, Manheim,was in charge of the arrangements.

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