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Janet Lucille (Koontz) Lohr, 91, of Ellerslie, passed away Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017, at her home, surrounded by her family.
Born Sept. 5, 1926, in Bedford, Pa., Mrs. Lohr was the daughter of the late Dennis E. Koontz and Gladys F. (Morgart) Koontz. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Warren H. Lohr; her sister, Betty Koontz; and a brother, G.E. Clyde Koontz.
Janet retired from the Allegany County Board of Education with 24 years of service driving school buses for special needs children. She was an avid card player and had a love for bowling especially duck pin bowling. Janet had a strong passion for her job as a school bus driver and loved selling Avon.
Janet is survived by her children, Daniel W. Lohr and wife, Catherine, Bunker Hill, W.Va., Michael W. Lohr and wife, Vicki, Strasburg, Va., and Judy D. Lamp and husband, Willard, Ellerslie. She also leaves behind her brothers, H. Eugene Koontz, N. Edward Koontz, Richard W. Koontz, and Gary D. Koontz. Janet is also survived by her grandchildren, Brent Lohr, Anthony L. Lohr, Matthew P. Lamp, Heather Diaz, Justin M. Lohr, Jena D. Lamp, and Dannah Lohr; as well as nine great grandchildren.
Friends will be received at Adams Family Funeral Home P.A., 404 Decatur St., Cumberland (www.AdamsFamilyFuneralHome.com), on Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, from 7 to 9 p.m.
A funeral service will be conducted at the funeral home on Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017, at 1 p.m.
Interment will be in Church of Christ Cemetery, Friends Cove, Bedford.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Ellerslie Volunteer Fire Department, 14200 Ellerslie Rd, Ellerslie, MD 21529.
Published on October 2, 2017
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