“Rene” Wertman, 84, of 1702 Reedy Street Danville PA passed away Monday,
January 31, 2011 at her home. She was born April 10, 1926 in Danville PA
the daughter of the late Lewis J. and Irene Giger Shenck.
graduated from Danville High School in 1944 and from hairdressing school in
Williamsport PA. In earlier years, she was employed as a hairdresser. She
was employed for 16 years as an assistant supervisor in the Medical Records
Department of Geisinger Medical Center Danville PA from where she retired.
She was a
member of St. James United Church of Christ Ridgeville Danville PA. Lorene
enjoyed knitting. She was an avid baseball fan, especially the Philadelphia
Phillies and New York Mets. Along with her husband, she enjoyed trout
fishing and bay fishing, especially at Chincoteague Island, Virginia.
survived by her husband of 64 years, Bernard C. Wertman. They were married
June 15, 1946. Also surviving is one sister, Lucille M. Lynn of Danville
PA and one niece, Paula Swanger of Riverside PA. She is also survived by
one great-niece, Lori Swanger of Vancouver, Washington. She was preceded in
death by two brothers; Andrew L. and William L. “Bud” Shenck.
services will be private at Elan Memorial Park Bloomsburg PA with her pastor
the Reverend Richard J. Shearer officiating. Memorial contributions may be
made to St. James United Church of Christ 2507 Bloom Road Danville PA
17821. Arrangements are under the direction of Visneski Funeral Home, Inc.
10 W Mahoning Street Danville PA.