An old Swedish woman who is living in Beverly Marsh’s childhood home when Beverly goes back to visit in 1985. She identifies herself as the daughter of Bob Gray. Mrs. Kersh transforms into a witch, reminiscent of the one in the “Hansel and Gretel” story that frightened Beverly when she was little.
Mrs. Kersh Character Timeline in It
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Chapter 11: Walking Tours
...years. Beverly looks again at the mailboxes and sees the name “Kersh” instead of “Marsh.” Mrs. Kersh mentions that she knew Al Marsh, who later moved down to Roward Lane. She used... (full context)
Chapter 19: In the Watches of the Night