Josephine Marie Kent Fessler

Published 2:49 pm Wednesday, February 14, 2018

April 5, 1932 – February 3, 2018

NAGS HEAD, NC. ­- February 3, 2018, Josephine Marie Fessler passed away at her home in Nags Head.

Josephine Marie Fessler was born in Boston, MA to Thomas and Agnes Kent on April 5, 1932. She is predeceased by them as well as by her husband, Richard; her daughter, Jacqueline; and grandson, Gabriel. She is survived by her daughter, Kathleen Clarkin and husband Michael of Nags Head; grandchildren, John, Sean, Leslie, Jolyn, Margaret, and Mike; great-grand-daughter, Darian; and goddaughter, Sonya. Also, surviving is her ” guardian angel”, Cynthia, and her ever faithful cat-companion “Cooper”.

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A Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated at 11:00 am on Tuesday, February 20, 2018, at Holy Trinity by the Sea Catholic Chapel, Nags Head by Rev. John A. Hanley, osfs. A reception will follow at Pamlico Jacks Restaurant, also in Nags Head.

The family asks that in lieu of flowers donations be made to Spay and Neuter Today, 1201 W. Durham Street, Kill Devil Hills, NC, 27848 or Nags Head Fire and Rescue Department, P.O. Box 99, Nags Head, NC, 27959.

Twiford Funeral Home, Manteo is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be expressed at