ELDRED - Robert L. Kontz Sr., 83, of Main Street, passed away on Monday (Feb. 16, 2015) at his residence following a long illness.
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He was born Dec. 20, 1931 in Williamsport. On May 9, 1981, in Coudersport, he married Janet L. Loveless, who survives. He had attended Williamsport area schools and had resided in Eldred since 1996.
Robert was a veteran of the Korean War, having served with the U.S. Army. He was a member of the Eldred American Legion Post No. 887 and the Galeton VFW Post.
Robert enjoyed hunting and fishing.
Surviving in addition to his wife, are four sons, Donald Kontz of Reynoldsville, Robert (Sharon) Kontz Jr. of Eldred, Eugene Kontz of Hazel Hurst and Charles Kontz of Emlenton; four daughters, Roberta Loveless and Patricia Falk, both of Port Allegany, Anne Free of Olean, N.Y., and Sandra (Michael) Majot of Millport; four stepsons, Wilbur (Holly) Furman Jr. and Joseph (Val) Furman, both of Bradford, Robert Furman of Port Allegany and Michael (Marie) Furman of Rixford; and one stepdaughter, Katrina (Jeff) Evans of Port Allegany; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Robert was preceded in death by a son, Christopher Kontz in 1980.
Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Frame Funeral Home, Eldred, where a funeral service will follow immediately with the Rev. Jay Tennies officiating. Burial will follow in the Grimes Cemetery, Port Allegany.
The family would like to invite everyone to a gathering at the Eldred Township Fire Hall immediately following the funeral.
Frame Funeral Home
230 Main Street
Eldred, PA 16731
Published in The Bradford Era from Feb. 18 to Feb. 24, 2015