Eugene M. Wertz, 85, Glen Iron
Eugene Max Wertz, 85, formerly of Glen Iron, entered into rest at 6:55 a.m., Saturday, April 5, 2014, at Rolling Hills Manor, Millmont, where he had been a resident since February 22nd.
He was born May 21, 1928, in Montgomery, a son of the late Charles and Levina (Aunkst) Wertz.
Eugene served in the Navy as a torpedo tester from July 24, 1945 until his honorable discharge August 17, 1946.
He was employed at Laurelton Center for many years until he retired in 1987.
Eugene was a lifetime member of the Union County West End Fire Company, Glen Iron, a member of the Union County Sportsmen's Club, Weikert, Free & Accepted Masonic Lodge #370, Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite Consistory, Williamsport, and the Montgomery American Legion Post #251.
He enjoyed attending the Piney Point Torpedo Testers Reunion, in Maryland every year, spending time with his dogs, and especially time with his family.
Surviving are two sons and one daughter-in-law, Jack and Chris Eisenhauer of Montgomery, and Ballard Wertz of Millmont; two daughters and one son-in-law, Loyce Osgood, and Joyce and Marlin Kerstetter, all of Millmont; 8 grandchildren; and 9 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by three brothers, Carl, Norman, and Alvie Wertz; and three sisters, Tressie Barlow, Pearl Wertz, and Betty Kahle.
A memorial service to celebrate the life of Eugene, will be conducted at 7 p.m., Saturday, at the Roupp Funeral Home, Inc., 8594 Old Turnpike Rd., Mifflinburg, with Pastor Brad Brought, officiating.
Military honors will be conducted by the Mifflinburg American Legion Post 410.
Memorial gifts may be made to the West End Ambulance Association, P.O. Box 51, Laurelton, PA 17835.
Saturday, April 12th, 2014, 7:00pm, Roupp Funeral Home, Inc.