Paul E. Wertz
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Paul E. Wertz

January 17, 1940 - May 09, 2012

Paul E. Wertz

January 17, 1940 - May 09, 2012


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Obituary for Paul E. Wertz

Paul E. “Brownie” Wertz, Sr., 72, of 30 E. Church Road, Stevens, died of natural causes at his home on Wednesday, May 9, 2012.
Born in Narvon, he was the son of the late Clarence and Grace (Weller) Wertz. He was self employed most of his life.
Surviving is his wife, Frances (Peters) Wertz of Denver; five children, Paula Wertz of Lancaster, Paul E., Jr., married to Tina (Hehnly) Wertz of Denver, Harry C. Wertz, and his fiancée Kim Schoener of Denver, Tammy, married to Robert W. Ferrell of Stevens, and Jason L., married to Christine (Bentley) Wertz of Denver; 11 grandchildren; two brothers, Raymond of Narvon, and Joe of Morgantown; and two sisters, Patsy Hooper and Doris Fryberger both of Narvon.
Preceding him in death is a son, Kevin James Wertz; three brothers, Clarence, Charles, and James Wertz; and a sister, Marion Schaeffer.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, May 12 at 10 am at the Groff-High Funeral Home, 145 W. Main St., New Holland, PA 17557, with the Reverend Timothy Heitz officiating. Please dress casual. Interment will be in the Mt. Zion Cemetery. Viewing will be held on Saturday at the Funeral Home from 9-10 am. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Funeral Home (address above) to assist the family with expenses. To send the family online condolences visit us at

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