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Obituary for Dorothy Lillian "Dot" Koontz (Nickoles)

Dorothy (Dot) Lillian Nickoles Koontz, age 92, of Harrisonburg, VA died Monday, February 1, 2021 at Sentara RMH Medical Center. Dorothy was the spouse of the late Shirley B. Koontz. She was born September 14, 1928 in Sykesville, MD, the daughter of Joseph and Bessie Nickoles.
She had resided at Sunnyside Retirement Community in Harrisonburg for the last 8 years.

She is survived by her son Gary Koontz (Norma), Daughter Cindy Snipes (Bob); her sisters and brother Mary Gorsuch, Margaret Green, Roland Nickoles (Diane) and brother-in-law John Lowman (Dottie). Also survived by 4 step-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews and sisters-in-law Ola Mae Nickoles and Marlene Nickoles.

She was Predeceased by brothers and sister-in-laws William Nickoles, Dot Reisberg, Joseph Nickoles, Charles Nickoles, Albert and Evelyn Nickoles, and Charlotte K. Smith. Sisters and brothers-in-law Mae and Charles Brady, Hilda and Charles Greenwalt, Mildred and William Welsh, Teresa and Frank Grimes, and Gilbert Gorsuch..

Graveside Services will be held Thursday, February 4, 12 Noon at Lake View Memorial Park, 2724 Liberty Rd. Sykesville, MD 21784. The Family asks that Masks be worn and Social Distancing observed. Due to COVID there will be no other services or viewing.

Memorial contributions may be made to Blessed Sacrament Catholic
Church,154 N Main St. Harrisonburg, VA 22802

Arrangements by Burrier-Queen Funeral Home & Crematory, P.A. Online Condolence at