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Kermit L. (Skip) Kenler, M.D. died March 23. He was the husband of Ruth (Horvitz) Kenler. Born and raised in New Bedford, he was the son of Maurice D. Kenler, M.D. and Rose Horowitz Kenler. He graduated from Hebron Academy, received a B.A. from Washington and Jefferson University, and his M.D. degree from Tufts University School of Medicine. He served his country at Otis Air Force Base on Cape Cod. He completed his residency in OB/GYN at the Beth Israel Hospital in Boston, where he was chief resident. In 1967, he joined OB/GYN Associates of Springfield and practiced medicine for 47 years. He was a clinical professor at Tufts Medical School and past president of the Wesson Women’s Hospital. He was a member of the executive committee at Baystate Medical Center and the Boston Obstetrical Society. He was also on staff at Bay Path College and taught women’s health. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, Elizabeth Kenler Bucky and her husband, Louis Bucky, Andrew S. Kenler, and his wife, Kelly Kenler, and Deborah Kenler Krevalin and her husband, Stephen Krevalin; former daughter-in-law Sally Rubens Kenler; seven grandchildren, Alexandra Bucky Dishi, Caroline Bucky, Max Kenler Krevalin, Benjamin Krevalin, Samantha Krevalin, Madeline Kenler and Michael Kenler; and one great-grandchild, Dylan Dishi. He was predeceased by a sister, Carole Kenler Papermaster. Memorial contributions may be made to Baystate Medical Center or the charity of the donor’s choice. ASCHER-ZIMMERMAN FUNERAL HOME

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