Lena Ethel SHAFFER
- Born: 9 Mar 1891, Friend's Cove, Colerain Twp., Bedford, Pennsylvania 81
- Marriage: Stanley Albin KOONTZ Senior on 12 Mar 1913 in Cumberland, Allegany, Maryland, United States 31
- Died: 6 Feb 1968, Bedford Memorial Hospital, Everett, Bedford, Pennsylvania at age 76 31,81
- Buried: Double Brick Cemetery, Charlesville, Bedford, Pennsylvania 81
Lena E. Koontz, 78, Bedford, died Tuesday evening, February 6, 1968, in the Bedford County Memorial Hospital. She was born in Colerain Township March 9, 1891, the daughter of Harvey and Katherine (Morgart) Shaffer. She is survived by her husband Stanley Koontz and these children: Charles, Bedford RD 4; Ray, McConnellsburg; Margaret, wife of Kenneth Beegle, Bedford RD 4; Mary, wife of Robert Moose, New Wilmington, Pa.; Sara, wife of Palmer Pittman, Bedford RD 2; Stanley Jr., Bedford RD 4; Ruth, wife of Merle Diehl, Bedford RD 1; and Eleanor, wife of Allen Baker, Bedford RD 1. 33 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and a brother John, of Cambridge, Ohio, also survive. She was a member of the Bedford Eastern Star, the United Church of Christ, Friends Cove, and a member of the hospital auxiliary. Funeral services: Friday, 2 p.m. at the United Church of Christ, Friends Cove, with Rev. Anna Daugherty officiating. Burial in the church cemetery. Friends will be received in the Louis Geisel Funeral Chapel, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday. The body will be removed to the church Friday at 1 p.m. until time of services for viewing.
The Bedford Gazette, February 8, 1968
Lena married Stanley Albin KOONTZ Senior on 12 Mar 1913 in Cumberland, Allegany, Maryland, United States.31 (Stanley Albin KOONTZ Senior was born on 15 Jan 1889 in Friend's Cove, Colerain Twp., Bedford, Pennsylvania,31 died on 18 Jul 1971 in Bedford Memorial Hospital, Everett, Bedford, Pennsylvania 31 and was buried in Cove Reformed Church Cemetery, Friend's Cove, Bedford, Pennsylvania 31.)
Stanley Koontz- and Miss Lena Shaffer, of Rainsburg, were married Wednesday morning at the residence of the bride's uncle, John Morgart, in Cumberland. After a wedding trip spent in Baltimore, they will reside at Rainsburg.
The Bedford Gazette, March 15, 1912.