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Obituary for Paula J. Kurtz (Good)

Paula J. Kurtz, 88, of Akron, passed away on Monday, October 16, 2023, at WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital.

She was born in Lititz to the late John and Elizabeth (Adams) Good and was the wife of the late James R. Kurtz, who passed away in 2019.

She was a member of Trinity E.C. Church, Lititz. Paula had worked as a nurse at LGH and was a lifelong member of the L.G.H. School of Nursing Alumni Association. She enjoyed reading, needlework, college basketball, and spending time at her cabin in Wellsboro, Pa.

Paula is survived by a son, Brian S., husband of the late Kathryn Kurtz of Akron; a daughter, Melinda S., wife of Dwayne Lynch of Mt. Joy; two sisters, Helen L. Good and Eileen, wife of Calvin Butchkoski of Huntington.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, James E. Good.

A graveside service will be held on Thursday, October 19, 2023, at 10 AM, at Rothsville Lutheran Cemetery, with Pastor Ryan Taylor officiating.

The family would like to thank Ephrata Manor for the excellent care provided to Paula over the last nine years.

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