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Martha R. (Guigley) Kurtz

August 11, 1932

Martha R. (Guigley) Kurtz, 85, of Brecknock Twp., passed away on Sunday, January 21, 2018 at the Reading Hospital.

She was the widow of Isaac K. Kurtz who died on November 3, 2000.

Born in Brecknock Twp., she was the daughter of the late John F. and Fannie V. (Fryberger) Guigley.

Martha was a member of the Allegheny Evangelical Lutheran Church, Alleghenyville.  She retired from the Bollman Hat Company in Adamstown.

She is survived by her children:  Kenneth L. Kurtz of Reading; Russell E. Kurtz of Narvon; Robert G. Kurtz of Essort; Mary E. (Kurtz) Merrill of Little River, S.C.; Steven R. Kurtz and Timothy L. Kurtz, both of Mohnton.  She is also survived by ten grandchildren, eleven great grandchildren, brothers, John A. Guigley, Jr. of Lancaster; Carl Guigley of Lancaster; and Allen L. Guigley of Mohnton.

She was predeceased by a daughter, Susan Ann Kurtz who died July 19th, 1948 and brothers, Luther Guigley and Leon V. Guigley.

Relatives and Friends are invited to attend her Funeral Service on Saturday, January 27, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. from Giles & Yeckley Funeral Home and Crematorium, Inc., 21 Chestnut Street, Mohnton, PA with Pastor R. Zachary Labagh, officiating.

A viewing will be held on Saturday, January 27, 2018 from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

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