Gerald Lee Wertz, 66, of New Castle passed away the morning of Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, at UPMC Jameson Hospital.
Born on Aug. 26, 1951, in New Castle, he was a son of the late Curtis Wertz Sr. and Louise Burrelli Ferrante.
Gerald worked for City Welding.
He enjoyed riding horses and motorcycles, fishing and being in the great outdoors.
Gerald is survived by his daughter, Jennifer Jackson of New Castle; brothers, Curt Wertz Jr. and wife, Carol, of New Castle, Robert J. Wertz and wife, Elaine, of Clarksville, Tennessee, John Wertz and wife, Alice, of Edinburg and Eugene Ferrante of New Castle; sister, Gina Kerr of New Castle; grandchildren, Taylor and Corey; and great-grandchild, Liam.
Visitation will be held 10 to 11:30 a.m. Friday at Ed and Don DeCarbo Funeral Home and Crematory, 941 S. Mill St.
Services will be conducted 11:30 a.m. Friday at the funeral home, conducted by the Rev. Dennis Bupp.
Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.decarbofuneralhome.com.
Published on September 27, 2017