Helen Marie (Hartenstine) Kurtz

Helen Marie (Hartenstine) Kurtz, age 98, of Pottstown, PA passed away on Saturday afternoon December 1, 2018 at Pottstown Hospital Tower Health; formerly PMMC. She was the wife of Maurice E. Kurtz, with whom she shared 65 years of marriage before his death in 2007.

She is survived by her son Mark Kurtz and daughter Jan Mest. Her other daughter Sandy McKnight sadly passed away earlier this year. She is also survived by seven grandchildren, Matthew, Alex, Ryan, Vanessa, Harrison, Justin, and Kyle; and four great grandchildren, Goldie, Maddie, Kya, and Mylah.

Her wishes are to be cremated and her ashes to be placed beside her husband at Highland Memorial Park in a small private ceremony.

Remembrances of Helen/Nana will be shared during the next annual family reunion held at the Beach in Delaware.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to New Covenant Baptist Church, 209 Prospect St., Pottstown, PA 19464 Attn: Pastor Melody Walden.

"She was our Matriarch - she was greatly loved and will be sorely missed..."

Arrangements are by the Schumacher & Benner Funeral Home & Crematory, at 359 King St. in Pottstown, PA.

All services for Helen Marie (Hartenstine) Kurtz will be kept private at the request of the family.

This obituary was published in the following newspapers:

The Mercury