Charles M. Wertz
ELIZABETHVILLE • Charles M. Wertz, age 72, of W. Main St., Elizabethville, Pa., passed away May 23, 2020, at home. He was born Oct. 15, 1947, in Harrisburg, son of the late Charles C. and Marion E. (Underkoffler) Wertz. He was a retired truck driver of 47 years. He began his trucking career in 1972 as Metal Industries’ first truck driver. He retired in 2018 with Pine Creek Structures. He attended the Calvary Church of the Nazarene, Williams-port, Pa. He was a life member (1965) of the Elizabethville Reliance Hose Co. No. 1, and life member (2003) of the Berrysburg & Community Fire Co. Between both fire companies he had served many positions throughout the years. He also was a longtime member of the fire police. He enjoyed woodworking, collecting Windross Trucks, traveling throughout the country and going to camp in Clearfield County. Most of all he enjoyed spending time with his family, watching his grandchildren grow up and being with his Amish friends. Charles is survived by his wife of 43 years, Christine (Easter) Wertz at home; two sons, Charles S. Wertz, Elizabethville, and Nicholas R. Wertz, (Tracy Zimmerman), Halifax; and a daughter, Tammy Ann (Stephen) Micklo, Pine Grove; grandchildren, Jacqueline M. (Daniel) Wertz, Allison N. Wertz (Nathaniel Melroy), Charles J. Wertz, Sunbury, Julianna E. Hoke, Willow M. Wertz and Stephen C. Micklo; great-grandchildren, Aisley, Elijah, Stella and Willow. The family requests that donations to offset funeral costs be made to: Minnich Family Funeral Homes, Inc, PO Box 386, Elizabethville, PA 17023 Services were held June 1. Hoover-Boyer Funeral Home, Ltd., Elizabethville, handled the arrangements. To sign the guestbook, go to minnichfun eral.com To send flowers or a remembrance gift to the family of Charles Wertz, visit the Tribute Store.
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