The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

May 21, 2013

Anna M. Wertz, 82, Sunbury


The Daily Item

— SUNBURY — Anna M. Wertz, 82, of Sunbury, passed away on Monday, May 20, 2013, in Sunbury Community Hospital.

She was born March 17, 1931, in Lewisburg, a daughter of the late Andrew and Helen Chappell. She was married to George Wertz, who preceded her in death in 1980.

Anna formerly was employed by the Holiday Inn, Shamokin Dam, and Furmano Foods, Northumberland.

Anna enjoyed shopping, puzzle books, playing bingo and cards and watching wrestling on TV.

She is survived by eight children and their spouses, Dennis and Effie Wertz, Joyce Fern, Richard and Helen Wertz, Edward and Celeste Wertz, Janet and Bobby Kauffman and Anna Wertz, all of Sunbury, David and Margaret Wertz, of North Carolina, and Alicia and David Lutz, of Berwick; 41 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and one brother, Clyde Chappell, of Mifflinburg.

She was preceded in death by two daughters, Debra Wertz and Patricia Oyster; two sons, Michael and George; and two sisters, Elizabeth Moyer and Janette Delosier.

Friends will be received from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday in the Jerre Wirt Blank Funeral Home, 395 State St., Sunbury, followed by the funeral at 7.