Raymond C. Wertz Sr., 74, of Abraham Hollow Rd., Youngsville, passed away unexpectedly Sunday September 22, 2013 at the Warren General Hospital.

Ray was born July 9, 1939 in Mayburg, Pa., a son of the late Charles and Norma (Paul) Wertz. He retired in 1990 from the National Forge Co., where he worked as a crane operator. He was a member of the Stillwater Lodge F&AM in Youngsville and enjoyed hunting, fishing, trapping, wood working and spending time with his grandchildren.

He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Nancy Miller Wertz and his children Randy Wertz of Youngsville, Pa., Raymond(Donna)Wertz Jr. of Black River, N.Y., and Paulette(Dana)Cindrich of Youngsville, Pa; his sisters Reba Wertz and Jane Beers and his brother Ronald Wertz all of Youngsville, 6 grandchildren, 4 stepgrandchildren and 1 great grandchild.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister Laura Morgan.

All services will be private at the convenience of the family.

The Nelson Funeral Home & Cremation Services will be in charge with all arrangements. Condolences to the family may be made at www.nelsonfuneralhome.


The family suggests memorial donations be made to the American Heart Assoc. 7272 Greenville Ave. Dallas, TX 75231.