Curtis Brian Wertz
73, Port Republic, Maryland
Born: 11/25/1938, Died: 06/14/2012
Curtis Brian Wertz, 73, of Port Republic, Maryland passed away on June 14, 2012 at the Mandrin House in Harwood, Maryland. He was born on November 25, 1938 in Washington Boro, Pennsylvania to the late Joseph and Anna Mae Kilheffer Wertz, Jr. Besides his parents, Curtis was predeceased by his first wife, Phyllis J. Wertz and siblings Joseph Wertz III and Irene M. Sauders.
Curtis received an honorable discharge from the Navy after serving 10 years and was a Vietnam Veteran. He helped start Dunkirk Supply, working as a manager, then went on to become Vice President. After his first retirement from there, he went back to work there as a truss designer. He worked for 35 years with Ed Howlin/ Dunkirk Supply. He loved to play golf, and was a member of the GMA Golfing Group. Curtis was a member of the American Legion Post #206 Chesapeake Beach, and a very active member of the Elks Lodge #2620 in Prince Frederick, Maryland.
He is survived by his wife, Sharon Lee Walker of Port Republic, Maryland, father of Steven B. Wertz (Sheila) of Huntingtown, Maryland and Stephanie J. Morris (Michael) of Deltona, Florida. Stepfather of Shelley L. Combs (William), of Port St. Lucie, Florida and Nicolette K. May (Daniel) of Port Republic, Maryland. Step Grandfather of Danielle Philipps, Keith May, Rachael May, Dana May, and Scott Combs, he is also survived by a brother, Robert B. Wertz of Washington Boro, Pennsylvania and sisters Janet Gerlach of Landisville, Pennsylvania, and Doris L. Wertz of Columbia, Pennsylvania.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday June 19, 2012 at the Rausch Funeral Home, P.A., 4405 Broomes Island Road, Port Republic, Maryland from 4-8 P.M. A Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday June 20, 2012, 11 A.M. at Christ Episcopal Church, 3100 Broomes Island Road Port Republic, Maryland 20676. Inurnment will follow at 2 PM in Southern Memorial Gardens, Dunkirk, Maryland. Memorial contributions may be made to either Christ Episcopal Church Comfort Givers, 3100 Broomes Island Road, Port Republic, Maryland 20676 or Mandrin House, 3675 Solomons Island Road, Harwood, Maryland 20776.