Frank E. Koontz, 82 of Ruffsdale, passed away Friday June 21 2019 at Transitions Health Care, Irwin. Frank was born December 12, 1936 in Mt. Pleasant the son of Frank and Lena Brenning Koontz. Frank was a 1954 graduate of South Huntingdon High School and served with the Army during the Vietnam War. He was well known for his beautiful Christmas displays during the holidays. Surviving are his children, Frank Koontz (Cathy) of Export and Victoria Kern (Charles) of Belle Vernon; grandchildren,Robert M. and Chelsea L. Kern; great grandchildren, Aiden Kern and Elizabeth Litterini; siblings, Marie Koontz of Greensburg, Dorothy Coberly and Sarah Whipkey both of OH, brother Roy Koontz of Somerset and sisters in law, Mary Ann Bulna (Bernard) and Kathleen Vaglia. In addition to his parents, Frank was preceded in death by his wife of 39 years, Johanna Hegedus Koontz and a brother Robert Koontz. Visitation for family and friends will be held from 2 to 8pm Monday at SALOOM-REGA FUNERAL SERVICE 730 W. Main Street Mt. Pleasant where services will be held at 10AM Tuesday with Rev. Lee Smith officiating. Interment with military honors conducted by American Legion Post 446 Mt. Pleasant will be held in the Seven Dolors Cemetery, Yukon. Please visit Frank's online memorial at www.saloom-rega.com to sign the condolence guestbook. Richard Rega, funeral director.