Robert Roy Kountz

Born: Fri., Dec. 14, 1951
Died: Fri., Aug. 7, 2020

Celebration of Life

12:00 PM Sat., Aug. 22, 2020
Location: First United Methodist Church

Funeral Service

2:00 PM Sat., Aug. 22, 2020
Location: First United Methodist Church

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Robert Roy Kountz,68, of Punxsutawney,  passed away peacefully in UPMC Presbyterian Hospital on August 7. 2020.  

Robert was the son of Rupert and Alice Kountz of State College, PA., both of whom preceded him in death. 

Bob is survived by his children, David and Cynthia, his grandchildren Conner and Brea, and his sister Carol.  He’s also survived by his wife Peggy of Punxsutawney.

He was a graduate of State College Area High School where he was a member of the band. He also participated in the Special Olympics in which he won numerous track and field events.

As a resident of Punxsutawney, Bob enjoyed sharing Groundhog Day events with his friends and neighbors.  In his spare time, Bob also enjoyed woodwork and crafting.  He often gave away his unique creations as gifts.

Bob’s funeral arrangements are under the care and trust of the Richard L. Fait Funeral Home in Punxsutawney. 

A celebration of his life will be held at the First United Methodist Church of Punxsutawney (corner of Mahoning and Church St.) on Saturday Aug. 22, 2020 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM followed by a funeral service at the church at 2 PM, officiated by Pastor Steve Gruver.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to his wife Peggy via the Richard L. Fait Funeral Home at 117 N. Jefferson St,. Punxsutawney, Pa 15767.

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Annie Leerberg-Thomas
   Posted Thu August 20, 2020
I will always remember Bob's wonderful sense of humor. He could always make us laugh. Peg, I'm so sorry for your loss. There's only one Bob and I know you'll miss him terribly. Sending all my love to you.

Dr. Rosemarie Covington -Till
   Posted Thu August 20, 2020
To my Cousin Peggy Doberstein Kountz,

I was so sorry to hear from you stating that your Bob had passed into God's Heavens. From all I knew of him thru you he was a good husband. You are always in my thought's and prayers always. God Bless You Cousin Peggy..

Elia H Doberstein
   Posted Mon September 21, 2020
Peggy, I am so sorry we did not communicate with you. Joy just told me today of his passing. Please know we are available. It has been years since we communicated. Where are you? All our love from Douglassville, PA

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