Irene R. Kuntz

Irene Roney Kuntz, 99 of Philo, passed away peacefully at the Beckett House on January 17, 2023 surrounded by her loving family.


Irene was born on May 18, 1923 in Young Hickory, Ohio. She is the daughter of the late Herbert and Francis (Roney) Mitchell. Irene worked at Brockway Glass for several years, eventually retiring in 1989. She is an avid follower of the Cornerstone Church in Duncan Falls.


Irene is survived by her children, Karen (John) Bash of Norwich, Karista (Jody) Jasper of Zanesville, and Gary Williams; her ten grandchildren; her 16 great-grandchildren; her 6 great-great grandchildren; as well as several nieces, nephews, and many friends.


In addition to her parents, Irene is preceded in death by her son, Roger Williams, who passed September 26, 2016; her three brothers, Robert, Delbert and Jerold Mitchell; her step-son, Gary Kuntz.


A celebration of life will be held at a later date.


The Farus Funeral Home of Duncan Falls is caring for the Kuntz family.