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Romaine A. (Koontz) Breighner

Romaine A. (Koontz) Breighner

Mar 21st, 1927 - Mar 23rd, 2020
  • Birth Date: Mar 21st, 1927
  • Death Date: Mar 23rd, 2020
  • Funeral Date: Mar 24th, 2020
  • Location: To Be Announced at a Later Date
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Romaine A. (Koontz) Breighner, Littlestown, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, March 23, 2020.  She was born on March 21, 1927 in Gettysburg and was the wife of D. Elwood “Woodie” Breighner for 72 years.  Romaine was the daughter of the late John and Rosie (Plank) Koontz.
Surviving in addition to her husband are her daughters Pamela Haifley, Hanover and Connie Noble & Tony, Littlestown; her grandsons Chad Haifley & Stephanie, Gettysburg, Chet Haifley & Becci, Hanover and granddaughters Christin Haifley, Hanover, Katie DiBiase & Steven, Roaring Spring and Hannah Johnson & Jan James, Fawn Grove.  She is also survived by great-grandchildren Cody, Isabelle, Felicia, Harris, Kolton and Gavin Haifley and Mercy, Grace, Phoebe and Jubilee DiBiase and she was awaiting the arrival of Baby Johnson.  Romaine is survived by her sister Genevieve Yingling, Moorestown, NJ and predeceased by her son-in-law Gary Haifley and siblings Viola Angell, Clyde and Clarence Koontz, Hazel DeHoff, Ethel Helwig, Hilda Spence, Lorene Helwig, Annabelle Mickley and Loretta Keefer.
Romaine was a housewife who devoted her life to her family and was the family prayer warrior.  She especially enjoyed having the entire family for Sunday dinners and holidays and loved spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.  She taught Sunday School for many years and was currently a member and faithful attendee of the First Baptist Church of Littlestown. 
Burial will be private in Evergreen Cemetery, Gettysburg. A Celebration of Life service will be held in the future at First Baptist Church of Littlestown with Pastors Gary Bowers and Steven DiBiase officiating. Memorials in Romaine’s name may be sent to her church at 5015 Baltimore Pike, Littlestown, PA  17340.  Online condolences may be shared on

Eutha. Roper
Mar 28th, 2020 8:13 pm
My deepest sympathy to the entire Family on your sad loss .May you find comfort in remembering happy days of the past
Eutha. Roper
Mar 28th, 2020 8:06 pm
My deepest sympathy to the entire Family on your sad loss .May you find comfort in remembering happy days of the past
Beverly Gartrell Umbrell
Mar 28th, 2020 4:00 am
I am very sorry to hear of your mother's passing. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers.
Debby Hare
Mar 26th, 2020 2:27 am
A beautiful woman inside and sorry for your sadness.
Adam Wasserman
Mar 25th, 2020 3:24 pm
So sorry for you all.Mrs. Breighner was a wonderful person and we will all miss her here at Gettysburg Family Practice.Especially sorry I could not enter hospital to see her in final days
Randy & Janis Miller
Mar 25th, 2020 2:47 pm
Our warmest condolences to you and your family.

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