Automobiles, fire equipment, and emergency vehicles lined River Drive on Saturday as the community filled Titusville Presbyterian Church to pay its last respects to Anna Mary (Case) Kintzel, who passed away at age 98 on January 17 after a short illness.
Mrs. Kintzel was a life Member of the Union Fire Company and Rescue Squad Ladies Auxiliary and served as the President during the 1960s.
The flags at the Hopewell Valley September 11th and Emergency Services Memorial will be lowered to half staff in her honor until sundown on February 1, 2023.
The following is the obituary published by Swartz-Givnish Funeral Home of Newtown, PA:
Born at home, in Pittstown, NJ, Ann had been a lifelong resident of Hopewell Township for most of her life (69 years) before relocating to Brookdale Senior Living, Richboro, PA in 2021. Ann was admired for dressing to the 9’s for every holiday and loved decorating her home for all the different seasons. Especially, Halloween, where she dressed up as a witch, decorated her garage and handed candy to the trick or treaters.
“Miss Ann” as she was known, was recognized for teaching the preschool children Sunday School for 50 years. Once her children were in school, she reignited her working career at Timberlane’s Middle School Cafeteria Baker and lead holiday decorator for each occasion, especially St. Patrick’s Day.
Once retired, Ann volunteered at St Mary Medical Center for several years and accumulated over 10,000 hours of service. Then began sewing blankets with Connect-The-DOTS and made hundreds of fleece blankets to provide comfort for those that needed them.
Ann was an officer and life member of the Union Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary. Titusville residents would always look forward to talking with her at various elections at the firehouse and during her nightly walks of her neighborhood. Ann credits her long and well lived life to taking Centrum Silver daily!
She is predeceased in death by her parents, Albert and Mary Draucker Case, her husband Paul of 52 years, sons Dennis Paul Kintzel and Dale Walter Kintzel.
Left to cherish her memories are her son Donald C. Kintzel and his significant other, Debra VanNoy, Ponte Vedra, FL; daughter Darlene (Kintzel) Matthews and her husband Robert of Newtown, PA. her daughter in-law Diane Kintzel, Sun City Center, FL; her seven grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren who affectionately called her “Grandmom, Mom Mom or Nana” and several nieces and nephews.
Charitable donations can be made in Ann’s honor to the Union Fire Company and Rescue Squad, 1396 River Road, Titusville, NJ. Published by “The Times, Trenton,” from Jan. 19 to Jan. 20, 2023.
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