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April 4, 2014

Alice C. Wertz, 93, Danville

— DANVILLE — Alice C. Wertz, 93, of 214 Logan Run Road, passed away Thursday, April 3, 2014, at Emmanuel Nursing Center at Maria Joseph, Danville.

She was born Jan. 2, 1921, in Columbia County, the daughter of the late John and Ella (Brobst) Wintersteen. She was married for 61 years to the late Paul C. Wertz who preceded in death on Aug. 2, 2005. They were married Nov. 10, 1943.

She graduated from Danville High School in 1939. Mrs. Wertz was a homemaker who assisted her husband on the family farm most of her life. She was a member of the former Rushtown United Methodist Church where she was involved with the youth of the church and a member of Klinesgrove United Methodist Church, RR1 Sunbury. Mrs. Wertz was a Rushtown Northumberland County 4-H leader. She served as a volunteer at Geisinger Medical Center for 20 years.

Mrs. Wertz was an avid quilter and was especially known, along with her husband, for crocheting beautiful chair pads and rugs.

She is survived by two sons, Leon C. Wertz and his wife Vivian and Neil P. Wertz and his wife Susan, all of Danville; two daughters, Alice M. Clark and her husband John H., of Emmaus, and Marian M. Davis and her husband Tim, of Danville; six grandchildren, Paul S. Wertz, Vicki M. Meyers, Christopher N. Wertz, Jennifer S. Kappen, Gerald C. Wertz and Alan J. Wertz; and eight great-grandchildren, Marshall, Chloe, Lillian, Ella, Helen, Allie, Drew and Jane. Also surviving are two brothers, Alvin Wintersteen, of Buckhorn, and Harold Wintersteen, of Columbia Hill; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by siblings, Franklin Wintersteen and Elsie Snyder and by a brother in infancy, and a sister in early childhood.

Friends will be received from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Monday at the Visneski Funeral Home, Inc., 10 W. Mahoning St., Danville, followed by the funeral service at 11:30 with her pastor, the Rev. Lori Betsworth officiating.

Burial will follow in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Danville.

The family will provide flowers.

Memorial contributions may be made to Klinesgrove United Methodist Church, RD1 Box 317 E, Sunbury, PA 17801 or the Alzheimer’s Association, 57 N. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre PA 18701-1309.


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