2014-01-09 / Obituaries

Mary E. Koontz

Warfordsburg, 70

Mary Evelyn Koontz, age 70, Warfordsburg, died Monday, December 30, 2013, at her home with her family by her side.

She was born January 8, 1943, in Warfordsburg, Pa., the daughter of the late Marvin and Mary (Plessinger) Powell. She was the companion of the late William Stanley, who passed away in January 2013.

She enjoyed spending time with her family, playing card games, drinking coffee and keeping her family close.

She is survived by eight children: Linda D. (wife of Dwain) Souders, Warfordsburg; Ed Lynn (husband of Karen) Rohm, Warfordsburg; B. Keith (husband of Dorothy) Rohm, Warfordsburg; Lori A. (wife of Christopher) Clark, Warfordsburg; Doris E. Powers, Red Boiling Springs, Tenn.; Kevin F. (husband of Karen) Rohm, Hancock; David L. (husband of Connie) Rohm, Fort Worth, Texas; and Michael J. (husband of Michelle) Rohm, Everett; 16 grandchildren; seven step-grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; five step-great-grandchildren; and nine nieces and nephews; two brothers: M. Leroy (husband of Nancy) Powell and Ronald E. Powell, both of Warfordsburg; two sisters: R. Joanne (wife of Gerald) Mellott of Warfordsburg, and Carol L. Andrews (companion of Terry Wyatt) of Ridgley, W.Va.; and her former spouse, Fred Rohm of Warfordsburg.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Marvin and Mary Plessinger Powell; her companion, William Stanley; and one sister, Doris J. Powell.

A memorial service was held 2 p.m., Sunday, January 5, 2014, at Amaranth Church of the Brethren, 2709 McKees Gap Rd., Warfordsburg.

Memorial donations may be made to Home Nursing Agency, 761 Fifth Ave, Suite A3A, Chambersburg, PA 17201.

Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home, McConnellsburg, handled the arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at www.kelso-corneliusfuneralhome.com

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