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Walter T. Wertz, USN (Retired)

Walter Wertz


Mr. Walter T. Wertz, 61, of Broadway Ext., Amsterdam, New York passed away Friday, August 2, 2013 at St. Mary's Healthcare.

He was born May 31, 1952 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania a son of the late Walter and Katherine Wertz. He was educated in Philadelphia schools and moved to Amsterdam, New York in 1989.

Mr. Wertz proudly served in the U.S. Navy for over 20 years before retiring. He then worked for Wackenhut Security until his final retirement in 2012.

Walter enjoyed all things Philadelphia: the Eagles, Phillies and Flyers.

He is survived by his wife Joanne Kwiatkowski Wertz who he married December 29, 1989; his children Brian, Kristi and Cheryl, all of the Philadelphia area; a step-son Glenn Weaver and additional relatives.

In addition to his parents he was predeceased by his brothers Thomas and James.

The funeral service will be held at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 6, 2013 at the Jendrzejczak Funeral Home 200 Church Street, Amsterdam, New York with Rev. Victor Ploito officiating. Military honors will immediately follow. Memorial contributions may be made to Montgomery County SPCA, P.O. Box 484, Amsterdam, New York 12010.

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