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Thomas A. "Tom" Wertz

September 19, 1966 ~ December 9, 2021 (age 55)

Obituary

Thomas A. "Tom" Wertz, 55, of Ponderosa Road, Schellsburg, died Thursday, December 9, 2021, at UPMC Western Maryland Hospital, Cumberland, MD.

Mr. Wertz was born in Bedford, PA on September 19, 1966, son of the late John A. and Linda L. (Amick) Wertz.

On November 23, 1991, Tom married Tammy S. (Diehl) Wertz.

In addition to his wife, he is survived Daughter- Jessica Wertz and boyfriend Barry Hillegass; Son- Jordan Wertz and girlfriend Dedra Hillegass; Brother- Timothy Wertz, Schellsburg; Mother-in-law Thelma Diehl, Schellsburg; Brother-in-law Thomas husband of Wendy Diehl, Schellsburg and Nieces Brandy Wertz; Kelsey wife of Gregory Hauck and Kayla Diehl. He was preceded in death by his parents and his father-in-law Albert Diehl.

Tom was a graduate of Bedford High School.

For years Tom worked as a meat cutter for several stores in Bedford County including Giant Eagle, Shawnee Market and Fishertown Country Store. For years Tom enjoyed processing deer and beef. Most recently Tom was employed by Walmart in Bedford.

Tom held 30 plus years of fire service, serving with Shawnee Valley Fire Company, where he held positions as the President, Assistant Chief and Chief Emeritus. He was well known to the community for his volunteerism to the Fire Company.

Tom was an amazing husband, father, brother and friend who will be greatly missed by all who loved and knew him.

Friends will be received on Sunday, December 12, 2021, from 2-4 and 6-8PM at Mickle-Geisel Funeral Home.

A Funeral Service will be held at Mickle-Geisel Funeral Home, Schellsburg at 11:00AM on Monday, December 13, 2021.

Interment at Schellsburg Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Tom A. Wertz to the Shawnee Valley Fire Company.

Online condolence may be expressed at www.geiselfuneral.com.

Arrangements entrusted to Mickle-Geisel Funeral Home, Schellsburg.

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Services

Visitation
Sunday
December 12, 2021

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Schellsburg Location
3779 Pitt St., P.O. Box 68
Schellsburg, PA 15559

Visitation
Sunday
December 12, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Schellsburg Location
3779 Pitt St., P.O. Box 68
Schellsburg, PA 15559

Funeral Service
Monday
December 13, 2021

11:00 AM
Schellsburg Location
3779 Pitt St., P.O. Box 68
Schellsburg, PA 15559

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