Ferdinand A. "Ferdy" Wachter, 71, New Enterprise, died Monday. He was born in Johnstown, son of Joseph and Gladys (Walter) Wachter. Surviving are his wife, Margaret "Peg" (Whetstone); two sons: Merle and Timothy, both of New Enterprise; a step-grandson; and two siblings: Barbara Robinson of Maitland, Fla., and Joseph F. IV of New Enterprise. He was preceded in death by a sister, Gladys Shaffer. Friends will be received from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at S. Gerald Weaver Funeral Home, Woodbury, and 10 until the 11 a.m. funeral service Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013, at St. John's Reformed Church, Loysburg.