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Melisse Kurtz

July 15, 1926 — February 23, 2023


Melisse T. Kurtz, 96, formerly of Lewisburg, entered into rest on Thursday, February 23, 2023, at Heather Court Assisted Living, Northumberland.

She was born July 15, 1926, in Royal Oak, Michigan, a daughter of the late Howard and Mary (Underwood) Truitt. On September 6, 1947, she married Rev. Gordon F. Kurtz, who preceded her in death September 8, 2012.

Surviving are three sons and daughters-in-law, Gordon “Ted” and Sandra Kurtz of Veneta, Oregon, James “Jim” Kurtz of Port Orange, Florida, and John Kurtz and Megan Bishop of Lewisburg; two daughters and one son-in-law, Margaret “Peg” and Richard Carroll of Roslindale, Mass. and Elizabeth “Betsy” Kurtz of Downingtown; one daughter-in-law, Rita Kurtz Scholl; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one son, Stephen Kurtz; and numerous brothers and sisters.

A memorial for Melisse is scheduled for July 15, 2023 at 11:00 AM at the First Baptist Church, 51 S 3rd St, Lewisburg.

Arrangements are by Roupp Funeral Home, Inc., 8594 Old Turnpike Rd., Mifflinburg.

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