Michael John Koons

1970 ~ 2020 (age 49)


Mr. Michael John Koons, 49, of Franklin Township, Pennsylvania, passed into eternal rest on Friday evening, February 7, 2020 at his residence. Born in Allentown, Pennsylvania on Friday, July 31, 1970, he was the son of Barbara M. (Schaffer) Koons of Franklin Township & the late John W. “Jake” Koons who passed away on Thursday, June 3, 2004. Michael received diplomas from the Weatherly and Lehighton Area School Districts. He attended classes at the ReDCo group, (Carbon County) & the Lighthouse Developmental Services in Nesquehoning. He was baptized at The Parryville United Methodist Church, Parryville, Pennsylvania. Throughout his life, Michael enjoyed collecting rotary dial telephones, jump ropes, and  watching “Oscar The Grouch” on Sesame Street television. Surviving in addition to his mother are 2 sisters, Heather A. Koons , Sarajane Arace of Franklin Township, a niece Ashlyn Arace, a nephew, Timothy Arace, Aunts, Uncles, & Cousins. Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, February 12th at 11 a.m. at The Andrew P. Ovsak Funeral Home , 190 South 4th Street, Lehighton, Pennsylvania with the Rev. Dr. Dean D. Frey officiating. Call 9-11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Interment in The Lehighton Cemetery, 4th & Alum St., Lehighton Pa. Online condolences can be offered at

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