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Richard Wertz

November 28, 1935 — March 4, 2017

Richard Allen Wertz, 81 of Murrysville passed away, Saturday, March 4, 2017 at Murrysville Rehab and Wellness Center.

He was born November 28, 1935 in Greensburg, PA, a son of the late Daniel G. and Hazel (Lynch) Wertz.

"Dick" worked with his family owned business, The Parkwood Inn, then as a Maintenance Supervisor, "Mr fix it " for St. Anne Home.

Dick  enjoyed square dancing , camping, tinkering in his workshop, bird watching and loved animals. Making sure all the family pets got their gifts at holidays too!

His pride and joy are his daughters, Cindy Hohman and her husband, Eric of Alva, FL, Robin E. Giron of Greensburg. His 6 grandchildren, Benjamin Capets, Melissa Capets, Katie (Capets) Kachmar and husband, Steven, Hannah Capets, Amy Giron, and Holly Giron. He is also fondly remembered by his first wife, Roberta R. Wertz.

The family would like to express their gratitude to the staff at Murrysville Rehab and wellness center for all the unconditional love and care of "Wertzy" /dad.

His spirit and love will be missed.

Family and friends will be received Wednesday from 12pm to 1:30pm at the KEPPLE-GRAFT Funeral Home 524 N. Main Street, Greensburg.

Services will be held on Wednesday at 2pm at the First Presbyterian Church 300 S. Main Street, Greensburg.

Interment will follow in the Hillview Cemetery, Greensburg, Pennsylvania 15601.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Humane Society of Westmoreland County PO Box 1552, Greensburg, PA 15601 or a local rescue of your choosing.

Charitable donations may be made to:

Humane Society of Westmoreland County
P.O. Box 1552, Greensburg PA 15601

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