Betty L. Kountz, 86

MAY 4, 1926-DEC. 13, 2012

December 18, 2012
  • Betty L. Kountz
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Betty Louise Kountz, 86, of 10824 Downsville Pike, Hagerstown, Md., died Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012, at her home.

Born May 4, 1926, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late John Paul and Katherine Elise Sinnott Smith.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Spurgeon Kountz, on Nov. 30, 1995.

She was previously employed by W.F. Prior Co., and helped her father by working in the Green Lantern Restaurant.

She is survived by one daughter, Kathleen Kountz of Hagerstown; an aunt, Mary Alice McCaffrey of Westminster, Md.; and numerous cousins.

A memorial Mass will be celebrated Saturday at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 17630 Virginia Ave., Hagerstown. The Rev. Christopher Moore will be celebrant. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.
There will be no viewing.

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742; or to the family, to help defray funeral costs.

Arrangements are by Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown.

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