Gary Layne Kuntz
OCEAN CITY—Gary Layne Kuntz of Ocean Pines, 71, died Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012, at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury. Born in Newport, Ky on April 15, 1941, he was the son of the late Omar Joseph Kuntz and Rosella Monroe Kuntz.
He is survived by his wife of 29 years, Sue Ann Kuntz; his children, Gary Daniel Kuntz and his fiancee Shelley Mahan of Cincinnati, Ohio, Rebecca Lynn Kuntz of Loveland, Ohio, and Melissa Marie Boog and her husband Darrin of Salisbury; and his mother-in-law Mary Gondusky of Salisbury. There are also six grandchildren, Zane, Karli, Kollin, Mary, Julia, and Lorena. Also surviving is a sister Sharon Schwab and her husband Ron of Union, Ky; a brother Dennis Kuntz and his wife Patsy of Southgate, Ky; a sister-in-law Nancy Kuntz of Cold Spring, Ky; a special cousin, Fran DeVasto of Jacksonville, Fla; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a brother Lonnie Kuntz of Cold Spring, Ky and a brother-in-law Joseph Gondusky and his wife Sandra of Warwick, RI.
Gary served in the United States Army from 1963-1966. He retired as a customer service manager from The Topps Company, Inc. He was currently serving on the board of directors for The Parke at Ocean Pines. He enjoyed playing golf with friends and traveling with family. He was an active member of Saint John Neumann Church, 11211 Beauchamp Road, Berlin, where a funeral service will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. Friends may call one hour prior to the service on Saturday in the Saint John Neumann Gathering Space, Berlin. A celebration of his life will follow at The Parke at Ocean Pines' clubhouse at 2 Arcadia Court, Ocean Pines. In addition, a memorial service will be scheduled in the Cincinnati, Ohio area in January. In lieu of flowers, a donation in his memory may be made to Coastal Hospice at the Ocean, PO Box 1733, Salisbury, Md 21802; or Women Supporting Women, 10026 Old Ocean City Boulevard, Suite 4, Berlin, Md 21811. Arrangements are in the care of the Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin.