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Schuylkill County Obituaries

Barry Kintzel, 71 – Self-employed Mason, Enjoyed Hunting

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Barry L. Kintzel, 71, of Pine Hill Rd, Pine Grove, peacefully passed away into the arms of the Lord on Friday, February 21, 2020.

Born on September 12, 1948 in Pottsville, he was a son of the late Nathan J. and Emily M. Daubert Kintzel.

He was a faithful lifetime member of the Schuylkill Church of the Brethren, where he was the treasurer for 43 years. He was a 1966 graduate of Pine Grove High School and received an Associates Degree from Business School.

Barry was a self employed mason.

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He loved spending time with family, shenanigans, hunting and the outdoors.

Surviving are two sons, Travis J.and wife Jaclyn Kintzel of Telford, Benjamin J. Kintzel of Pine Grove; two daughters, Tracy M. and husband Nathan Hostetter of Rockwood, Stacy M. Hewes of Harrisburg; ten grandchildren, Emily, Rachel, Lily, Annalise, Haley, Kolette and husband Jacob, Cole, Gina, Ayden, Peyton; two brothers, Kenneth and wife Kay Kintzel, Wayne Kintzel; a sister, Judy, wife of the late Harold Rhody, all of Pine Grove; three nieces and two nephews.

Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 11:30 A.M. at the Schuylkill Church of the Brethren, 347 Sweet Arrow Lake Rd., Pine Grove with Pastor Richard Hoffman officiating. There will be a viewing on Wednesday, February 26, 2020 from 9:30 A.M. until 11:30 A.M. at the Church. Interment will follow in the Schuylkill Church of the Brethren Cemetery, Pine Grove.

In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer contributions be made to the H. L. Snyder Funeral Home, Inc., 139 S. Tulpehocken St., Pine Grove, Pa. 17963 in his memory to help with funeral expenses.

The H. L. Snyder Funeral Home, Inc., Pine Grove is in charge of arrangements and you may send condolences online at

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