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Kay Kurtz

Kay A. Kurtz (Martin)

Saturday, April 30th, 1938 - Monday, July 8th, 2019
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Kay A. Kurtz, 81, of Ephrata, passed away Monday, July 8, 2019, at Hospice and Community Care, Mount Joy.

She was born in Lancaster to the late Mark and Cora (Schankel) Martin and was the wife of Donald P. Kurtz with whom she shared 62 years of marriage.

Kay was a member of Grace Point Church of the Nazarene, where she was active in church life. During her working years, Kay worked as a tax preparer. She had been a member of the Ephrata School Board and volunteered at Ephrata Women’s Connection. Kay enjoyed retired life and especially enjoyed her family.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by three sons, D. Craig, husband of Patti Kurtz, Kevin D., husband of Leigh-Anne Kurtz, Eric D., husband of Amy Kurtz; six grandchildren, Christy, Brent, Morgan, Kallie, Garrett and Savannah; four great-grandchildren, Brianna, Evan, Harper and Nash; two sisters, Pearl E. Weller, Dawn Fortna and a sister-in-law, Mary Martin.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Douglas Allen Kurtz; a brother, Dale Martin and a brother-in-law, Don Fortna.

A visitation will be held Saturday, July 13, 2019, from 10 to 11 am, at Stradling Funeral Home, 30 N. 9th St., Akron, followed by a home-going service at 11 am, with Pastor Wayne Yarnall officiating. Interment will be private at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions in Kay's memory may be made to Ann B. Barshinger Cancer Institute, 2102 Harrisburg Pike, Lancaster, PA, 17601 or Hospice and Community Care, P. O. Box 4125, Lancaster, PA, 17604 or Mt. Hope Nazarene Retirement Home, 3026 Mt. Hope Home Road, Manheim, PA, 17545.

Arrangements by Stradling Funeral Homes, Inc., Akron/Ephrata.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Saturday, July 13th, 2019 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    Saturday, July 13th, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
    Stradling Funeral Home
    30 North Ninth Street
    Akron, PA 17501
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Saturday, July 13th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Saturday, July 13th, 2019 11:00am
    Stradling Funeral Home
    30 North Ninth Street
    Akron, PA 17501
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    private at the convenience of the family
    Address not given


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Robert L Kennedy

Posted at 10:12pm
The Singing Saints Chorus send their thoughts and prayers to the family during these time and Especially to Kevin a beloved
singer in our chorus .... God Bless All of You ..... Singing Saints Chorus ...... Robert L. Kennedy, Director

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