April 5, 1942 – March 14, 2023
Resided in Paxtang, PA
Eva Kunz of Paxtang passed away on March 14, 2023 at home with her family. She was born on April 5, 1942 in Hrastovac [Eichendorf], Yugoslavia and near the end of WWII arrived in Steinperf, Germany and then traveled to America in 1952.
She finished her education at Central Dauphin High School in 1959 and then went on to work with Dauphin Electric, Dr. DeLeo, Harrisburg Hospital, eventually starting her own business [EKG Medical Billing] in 1994 and retired in 2015.
Eva was a very loving, kind and generous woman especially with her family and friends. She was happiest when she was spending time with her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and close friends. She was a member of the Lancaster Liederkranz and enjoyed polka dancing at their German club dances, listening to her German music and enjoyed traveling in the States and abroad.
Eva was married to the love of her life, Andrew (Andreas) Kunz for 58 years, who preceded her in death on July 22, 2018. Eva is survived by her daughter Margaret (Kunz) Minnich of Harrisburg and son Andrew M. Kunz of Marysville; granddaughters Darcie with husband John-Miguel Onkony, Tessa with husband Erin Hankerson both from Harrisburg; great-grandsons Emerson Minnich, John-Andreas Onkony, Erin Hankerson Jr, Elijah Hankerson and great-granddaughters Ember Hankerson and Starr Williams; several nieces and nephews and godchildren. She was predeceased by both of her parents Johann and Eva (Trapp) Zarth as well as her siblings Hans (John) Zart, Anna (Gawel) Zart and Albert Zart.
The celebration of her life is being held at 11:00 Wednesday, April 5, 2023 at Our Saviour Lutheran Church, 420 N. Progress Avenue, Harrisburg, PA 17109 with The Rev. Dr. Joel D. Petruschke officiating. The family will receive family and friends one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, donations in Eva’s name may be made to one of her beloved charities St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at www.stjude.org / 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105 or Our Saviour Lutheran Church, 420 N. Progress Avenue, Harrisburg, PA 17109.
Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to Gilbert L. Dailey Funeral Home.