John E. ‘Joe’ Wertman Jr.
John E. “Joe” Wertman Jr., 66, of Trout Run, died Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016, at his home.
Born Aug. 30, 1950, in Williamsport, he was son of John and Adeline (Temple) Wertman.
Joe was a Marine Corps veteran of the Vietnam War. He received an associate degree in accounting from Williamsport Area Community College, and was a certified tax planner. He was a “Jack of all trades,” working various jobs as an electrician, welder and as a tax preparer. He enjoyed shooting pool and playing golf. He was a collector of banks, was an avid Green Bay Packer fan and loved going to his cabin at Gander Mountain Hunting Club.
Surviving are three children Shelby L. Martinez (Brian), of Williamsport, Kelly A. Schloegel (John), of Wellsboro and Joseph J. Wertman, of Toronto, Canada; seven grandchildren, Brandon, Jakob, Brianna, Shelby, Rachel, Sarah and Natalie; three siblings, Viola Ernest, of Warrensville, Jesse Wertman (Bonnie), of Williamsport and Ronald Wertman (Jackie), of Trout Run; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A visitation will be held 6-7:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 5, at Sanders Mortuary, 821 Diamond St., Williamsport, followed by a service to honor Joe’s life at 7:30.
The family will provide the flowers and suggest memorial contributions in Joe’s name be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517 Topeka, KS 66675.