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FESSEL, Doris May (Nissen)

FESSEL - Doris May (nee Nissen)
December 19, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Kenneth Fessel. Devoted mother of Diane (Charlie) Schmidtke and Donna (Laurie) Ruffino. Adored grandmother of Tara (Joseph) Reyda, Kris Barry, Robyn (David) Murray, Katie (Anthony) Marino, Megan (Brian) Solada, Gregory (Annie) Ruffino, Alyssa (John) Bongiovanni, Michael (Miranda) Ruffino, and the late Heidi Schmidtke. Doting great-grandmother of 21. Dear sister of James (Caron) Nissen and the late Grace Nissen and the late George Nissen. Sister-in-law of Ina Nissen, Ann (Joseph) Grifasi, and the late Charlotte Clark. Aunt of many nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends at the C. MERTZ AND SON FUNERAL HOME, INC., 911 Englewood Ave., Wednesday, December 27th from 4-8 PM. Funeral Services will be held at Trinity Old Lutheran Church, 3445 Sheridan Dr., Amherst, NY 14226, Thursday, December 28th at 11:00 AM. In lieu of flowers donations in Doris' memory to Heidi's Leukemia Endowment Fund at Roswell Park Cancer Institute or Centaur Stride Therapeutic Horse Back Riding, Inc. Please share condolences at

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