Christine Marie "Tina" (Feola) Gutekunst, 44, of Amity Twp., passed away Dec. 21, 2012 in her residence. She was the wife of David L. Gutekunst. She was born Sept. 25, 1968 in Pottstown, Montgomery County. She was the daughter of Nicholas C. and Mary S. (Crognale) Feola, of Douglassville.
Tina was a 1986 graduate of St. Pius X High School in Pottstown, a 1990 graduate of Millersville University with a bachelor of science degree in education and a 1997 graduate of Kutztown University with a master's degree in education.
Christine was employed as a school teacher in the Pottsgrove School District in Pottstown from 1991 until 2002.
In addition to her husband and parents, she is survived by a daughter, Kristen Gutekunst, at home, a brother, Nicholas E., husband of Alicia, Feola, of Boyertown, her husband's parents, Larry and Janet Gutekunst, of Easton, a brother-in-law and his wife, Mark and Angie Gutekunst, of Bethlehem, a sister-in-law and her husband, Jennifer and Tadd Steele, of Bernville, and a nephew and niece, Austin and Camille Gutekunst, of Bethlehem.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday at 10 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church, 905 Chestnut Street, Douglassville, PA 19518 by the Rev. John B. McCann, monsignor. Friends and relatives will be received Thursday 6 to 8 p.m. in Bean Funeral Home, 6 Fairlane Road, Exeter Twp., and Friday 8:45 to 9:45 a.m. in the church. Interment will be made in Forest Hills Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the
to benefit Ovarian Cancer Research, 498 Bellevue Ave., Reading, PA 19605 or Caring Bridge Donation Processing Center, PO Box 603, Albert Lea, MI 56007-6632.
Online condolences may be made at www.beanfuneralhomes.com.
Published in The Mercury on Dec. 23, 2012