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YORK R. Elizabeth "Betty" (Rutter) Koontz, 91, passed away on Thursday, August 28, 2014, at Country Meadows. She was the wife of Robert L. Koontz, who passed away on February 11, 2000. A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, September 2, 2014, at Prospect Hill Cemetery. A funeral cortege will meet at 12:45 p.m. at the Pennsylvania Ave. entrance. A visitation will be from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at Heffner Funeral Chapel & Crematory, Inc., 1551 Kenneth Road, York. Born on January 10, 1923, in York, she was a daughter of the late George A. and Ruth S. (Golden) Rutter. Mrs. Koontz was a 1939 graduate of North York High School and a 1943 graduate of Shippensburg University. Betty was an elementary school teacher for 25 years for the Dover Area School District until her retirement. Mrs. Koontz was a member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church in York. Betty enjoyed playing cards with her friends. She was a former member of the Young Women's Club of York and University Club of York. Mrs. Koontz is survived by two sons, Robert L. Koontz, II (Bonnie) of Dover and Thomas Koontz (Debra) of Dover; five grandsons, Thomas Koontz, II (Holly) of Beaverton, Ore., Brian Koontz (Tiffany) of Dover, Douglas Koontz (Elizabeth) of Charlotte, N.C., Aaron Koontz (Christie) of Lancaster, and Brent Koontz (Abigale) of Manchester; seven great-grandchildren; and one sister, Joann (Rutter) Hartman (Stewart) of York. She was preceded in death by a sister, Jeanne (Rutter) Enriquez. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a favorite in Betty's memory. Send Condolences at
Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on Aug. 30, 2014
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