Dolores "Pat" Daeffler Sessler
September 2, 1933 – November 5, 2019
Dolores “Pat” Daeffler Sessler, 1933-2019
Waterloo, NY/Naples, Fl – Pat Sessler (86) passed away peacefully on November 5, 2019, in Naples Florida, with her husband of 67 years and her family by her side.
Pat was born in 1933 in Waterloo, NY, the youngest child of Alfred and Viola Daeffler. Pat graduated from Waterloo High School, where she met her husband Robert L. Sessler. They married, ran their businesses together, and raised their three children in Waterloo. She was secretary of the National Women’s Hall of Fame and involved in many other community activities and organizations. She spent over 50 years playing golf at Seneca Falls Country Club. Pat enjoyed spending time with her family and was happy on the sidelines cheering on her children, grandchildren, nephews and Nieces and great-nephews and nieces at their sporting events. Pat loved entertaining family and friends and was a wonderful hostess. After retiring, Bob and Pat split their time between Waterloo, NY and Naples, Florida where they continued their busy lives. Pat quickly became involved in her new community and was active playing bridge and golf at The Strand. She was always on the go and kept very busy with her many hobbies. Pat lived her life to the fullest. Her family and friends meant the world to her. Pat is survived by her best friend and husband, Bob, her three children: Robert (Katie) of Venice, FL, Gayle (Brian) Nix of Naples, FL and James (Conkie) of Cazenovia NY. Also surviving her are granddaughter Ann Sessler of Brighton, NY, and grandson Jack (Kaleen) Sessler, their three children and Pat’s great-grandchildren, Hadley, Harriet and Johnny Sessler of Cazenovia, NY. Pat was fortunate to have been loved by her many surviving Sessler and Daeffler nieces and nephews and their families. Also surviving are her brother-in-law William Sessler of Hendersonville, TN and sisters-in-law Audrey Daeffler of Waterloo and Fern Henninger of Ovid. She was pre-deceased by her parents, her sister Barbara Sessler and her brothers Roger Daeffler and Rodney Daeffler.