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Benjamin Wertz

Benjamin T. Wertz Sr.

Sunday, February 4th, 1934 - Saturday, January 4th, 2020
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Benjamin T. Wertz Sr.

Feb. 4, 1934 - Jan. 4, 2020

Benjamin T. Wertz Sr., 85, Harrisburg, died Saturday at his home.

He was born in Altoona, son of the late Kenneth and Agnes (Fochler) Wertz. On June 21, 1954, Benjamin married Patricia Frank in Altoona and she preceded him in death Oct. 26, 2019.

Surviving are four daughters: Tina States (Jim), Deborah Hartman (Lester), Mary Maillard and Patricia DuCarme (Ken); three sons: Benjamin Jr. (Wendy), Edward (Barbara) and Ronald (Cathy Jo) Wertz; 23 grandchildren; 44 great-grandchildren; and a great- great-grandson.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Phyllis Brubaker; a sister, Mary Margaret LeBlond; two brothers: Walter and George K. Wertz; and a son-in-law, Butch Maillard.

Benjamin served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He retired from the maintenance department at PPG. He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Altoona.

Benjamin enjoyed golfing, fishing and his family.

Family and friends will be received from 10:30 a.m. until the 12:30 p.m. funeral service Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, at The Good Funeral Home Inc., Alto-Reste Park, Father Lubomir J. Strecok officiating. Entombment will follow in Alto-Reste Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Central Pa., 1320 Linglestown Road, Harrisburg, PA 17110.

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, January 10th, 2020 | 10:30am - 12:30pm
    When
    Friday, January 10th, 2020 10:30am - 12:30pm
    Location
    The Good Funeral Home, Inc.
    Address
    108 Alto Reste Park
    ALTOONA, PA 16601
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  • Service

    Friday, January 10th, 2020 | 12:30pm
    When
    Friday, January 10th, 2020 12:30pm
    Location
    The Good Funeral Home, Inc.
    Address
    108 Alto Reste Park
    ALTOONA, PA 16601
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    Officiant
    Father Lubomir J. Strecok
  • Interment

    Location
    Alto-Reste Park
    Address
    109 Alto-Reste Park
    ALTOONA, PA 16601
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To Pat DuCarme and family, Our deepest Sympathy on the loss of your father. Debra Benford Brian Sands Stacey East Michelle Kolecki
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Sending my condolences to family. Never forget our golf trip to myrtle beach may u rest in peace
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