First Posted: 7/15/2009
Robert Hontz, Wilkes-Barre, died Thursday evening, July 9, at the Mercy Hospital in Wilkes-Barre.
Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of the late Howard and Helen Hacker Hontz. Prior to retirement, he worked as a truck driver. He was an army veteran, a member of the Dallas Masonic Lodge, Caldwell Consistory, Irem Temple Lodge and a life member of the Legion of Honor.
Surviving are a caregiver, Beverly Hontz, Dalton; son, Robert Hontz, Collegeville; stepson, Christopher Mack, Media; stepdaughter, Allison Pinto, Springfield and grandchildren, Alex Pinto and Jeremy Mack.
A graveside service will be held on July 16 at 11 a.m. in Pittston Cemetery.
Memorials may be sent to Shriners International Headquarters, 2900 Rocky Point Dr., Tampa, FL 33607 or Hospice Community Care, 601 Wyoming Ave., Kingston, PA 18704
Arrangements by Lawrence E. Young Funeral Home, 418 S. State St., Clarks Summit. Online condolences may be sent to