KOUTERICK, Lon D. of Tioga Center, NY passed away after a courageous battle with cancer early Saturday morning, December 24, 2016. The eldest son of the late Merwin and Beverly Ralston Kouterick; Lon was born September 18, 1946 in Elmira, NY. He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Rhonda Lounsbury Kouterick; daughters, Nicole, Natalie, and Emily; granddaughter, Aurora; and sisters, Raeann, Lissa, and Virginia. He is predeceased by his brother, Gary. Family and friends are invited to a celebration of Lon's life at the First United Methodist Church, 1034 West Broad Street, Horseheads, NY on Wednesday, December 28, 2016 at 11AM. Those wishing to remember Lon, please consider contributions in his memory to The Living Endowment Fund of the First United Methodist Church in Horseheads. Those who knew him well, know how much he will be missed.