Lois K. (Koontz) Rook

May 13, 1927April 19, 2018

Lois K. Rook, 90, of Harrisburg, passed away Thursday, April 19, 2018 at Vibralife, Mechanicsburg. She was born May 13, 1927, in Baltimore, MD; she was the daughter of the late Dr. Lloyd M. B. and Margaret (Grammes) Koontz; and preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, H. Eugene Rook Jr. She is survived by two daughters, Connie Shick, (John), of Elliottsburg and Linda Folmer, (Hank), of New Cumberland; son, Dick Rook, (Diane), of Etters; 5 grandchildren, James Meade, Lisa Meade, (Clark Smith), Ashley Contrares, (Ulices), Whitney Navagato, (Mike) and Nicholas Rook, (Diana); 7 great-grandchildren; and a brother, Lloyd Koontz, of Montgomery, AL. Lois was a member of Paxton Presbyterian Church and a graduate of Washington College. Lois’s greatest joy in life was her family. Funeral Services will be held 11:00 AM Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at Paxton Presbyterian Church, 3500 Sharon St., Harrisburg. Burial will be in the churchyard. A viewing will be held from 10:00 AM Tuesday until the time of the service at the church. The family would like to thank the staffs at Vibralife and Compassionate Care Hospice for their professionalism and the care they provided for their mother. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Paxton Presbyterian Church, 3500 Sharon St., Harrisburg, PA 17111 or to Compassionate Care Hospice, 1513 Cedar Cliff Dr., Suite 100, Camp Hill, PA 17011.


  • Connie Shick, Daughter
  • Linda Folmer, Daughter
  • Dick Rook, Son
  • James Meade, Grandson
  • Lisa Meade, Granddaughter
  • Ashley Contrares, Granddaughter
  • Whitney Navagato, Granddaughter
  • Nicholas Rook, Grandson
  • Lloyd Koontz, Brother

  • Paxton Presbyterian Church
  • Compassionate Care Hospice


  • Viewing Tuesday, April 24, 2018
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Lois K. (Koontz) Rook

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