2011-03-17 / Obituaries

Sylvia A. Wertz

Needmore, 78

Sylvia M. Wertz, 78, Needmore, died Saturday, March 12, 2011, at Fulton County Medical Center, McConnellsburg.

She was born in Belfast Township, Pa., on November 25, 1932, the daughter of the late Oscar P. and Claire Virginia (Reed) Mellott. She was the widow of Ray H. Wertz, whom she married on December 31, 1950, and he passed away on August 9, 2008.

She attended Sideling Hill Christian Church in Needmore, was a member of Needmore Volunteer Fire Co. Ladies Auxillary, Green Hill Sewing Club and worked as a dietary worker at Fulton County Medical Center in McConnellsburg upon retiring in 2000.

She is survived by son Lee H. Wertz of Needmore; a daughter, Kathy D. Truax of Warfordsburg; son Marlin G. Wertz of Needmore; daughter Dixie S. Bishop of Needmore; son David A. Wertz of Needmore; brothers: Paul N. Mellott of McConnellsburg; Willis A. Mellott of Needmore; 11 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Maynard Mellott.

Religious services will be held at Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home Inc., McConnellsburg, at 11 a. m. on Thursday, March 17, 2011, Rev. William Swope and Pastor Dick Bernhard officiating. Interment as at Union Cemetery, McConnellsburg

There will be visitation on Wednesday, March 16, 2011, at the Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home Inc., McConnellsburg, from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m., with the family receiving friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. There will also be one hour of visitation before the service on Thursday at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.howardlsipes.com.

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