Peacefully with his family by his side, on March 11, 2013, age, 84, of Kittanning, formerly of Millvale. Beloved husband of Erma Randig Kuntz for 62 years; loving father of Regis (Charlotte), Russell, Jr. (Debbie), Roger (Teresa), and the late Christine; grandfather of Shawn Kuntz, Melanie (Ricky) Santiago, Zachary Kuntz, Aisha (David) Smith, Stephanie Kuntz, and Ryan Kuntz; great-grandfather of Cole and Quinn Santiago; brother of the late Marie Gaus, Evelyn Merzlak, Robert, Ralph, and Richard Kuntz. Friends received Saturday 12-5 p.m. at the HAHN FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES INC., 123 North Ave. (Next to Holy Spirit Church) 412-821-3700. Services Saturday 5 p.m. Russell was the former owner of Household Appliance Service. Proud World War II Navy veteran, having served on the USS Howard W. Gilmore AS-16 and a plank owner on the USS Albany CA-123. He was also a member of the Kittaning Men's Club, a Lifetime member of the Millvale Post VFW #118, The Last Man Club, and B.P.O.E. 932. Family suggests memorials to Pauline Fathers Monastery, 543 Bunker Hill Road, Kittaning, PA 16201.
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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette from Mar. 14 to Mar. 15, 2013