Kaylynn Marie “Roo” Kolesar, 22, of Wysox RR 2, Wysox Twp., died Friday afternoon, Oct. 15, 2010 following a motor vehicle accident in Wyalusing Twp.
Kaylynn was born in Fort Knox, Ky. on Sept. 29, 1988, the daughter of Joseph L. Kolesar and Helen K. Kolesar. She attended Towanda Area High School and following high school was employed by Papa V’s Restaurant, Hurley’s Supermarket and the Daily Review in Towanda. She was later employed by Walmart in St. Marys and Sayre; Futures, Inc. in Towanda; and at the time of her passing, was working with Adecco at E.I. DuPont in Towanda. Kaylynn was a volunteer with the Family Center in Towanda.
“Roo,” as she was known by her family and friends, loved people, music, driving and spending time with her Aunt April.
She is survived by her son, Gavin Lee Kolesar; her mother, Helen K. Kolesar of Towanda; her father, Joseph L. Kolesar and his fiancé, Leah Shefcyk of St. Marys; two sisters, Jessica L. Kolesar of St. Marys and Gabrielle D. Casselbury of Towanda; two brothers, Tyler T. Kolesar and Skeeter M. Kolesar, both of Towanda; her paternal great-grandmother, Victoria Kolesar of Duryea; a step-grandfather, Bruce Thall of New Albany, a great-aunt, Beverly Lamphere of Monroeton; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.
She was preceded in death by her paternal grandmother, Doris M. Kolesar on Oct. 14, 2010; her paternal grandfather, John Kolesar on Sept. 3, 1998; maternal grandparents, James Barr in 1971 and Margaret Lamphere in 1988; and an uncle, John Kolesar Jr. in 1990.
A funeral and committal service for the late Kaylynn Marie "Roo" Kolesar will be held Wednesday, Oct. 20 at 11 a.m. at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, 217 York Ave., Towanda, with the Rev. Linda Rogers officiating.
Interment will be private in the Towner Hill Cemetery, Rome Twp.
The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. and on Wednesday morning from 10 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home.