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Betty J. (Shutt) Koontz

August 4, 1925 ~ November 6, 2023 (age 98) 98 Years Old

Betty Koontz Obituary

Betty J. (Shutt) Koontz

Age 98, formerly of Hempfield Twp. passed away on Monday, November 6, 2023. She was born on August 4, 1925 in Greensburg, PA, to Jesse and Alice (Kelley) Shutt. Betty is survived by her daughter, Diana (John III) Ruffner of Harrison City; grandchild, Jacquelyn A. Ruffner; sister, Lois M. Shoaf; brother, A. Louis Shutt; also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Betty was preceded in death by husband, Paul N. Koontz, and brothers, Edward S. and Paul R. Shutt. Betty was a long distance operator for Bell Telephone before she devoted her time to her husband, daughter and son-in-law. Since she grew up on a farm she loved watching birds and hummingbirds feed. Private services held at the Bash-Nied-Jobe Funeral Home, 152 Abbe Place, Delmont (724-468-8381). Private interment followed at Twin Valley Memorial. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Monarch Hospice, 2837 Leechburg Rd., Lower Burrell, PA 15068 or online at Online condolences may be given at

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