Mary Patricia ‘Patty’ Wertz

Aug. 16, 1947 - March 1, 2018

Mary Patricia “Patty” Wertz, 70, Altoona, died Thursday afternoon at Maybrook Hills Health and Rehabilitation Center.

She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Michael S. and Catherine T. (Socie) Conrad. On June 14, 1969, she married Gary E. Wertz in Altoona, and he preceded her in death on June 25, 2007.

Surviving is her cousin and caregiver, Gloria Beatty and husband, Robert, of Altoona.

Patty was a 1967 graduate of Altoona Area High School. She retired from the laundry department of the Altoona Hospital after 22 years of service.

Friends will be received from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 7, 2018, at Myers-Somers Funeral Home Inc., 501 Sixth Ave., Altoona, where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, the Rev. James C. House officiating. Interment will be made at Alto-Reste Park Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to Mending Hearts Animal Rescue, P.O. Box 97, Hollidaysburg, PA 16648.