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Mildred C. Wertman

Mrs. Mildred C. Wertman, age 94, of 2334 Ridge Road, Tyrone, died Friday, May 30, 2008 at 10:22 p.m. at the Tyrone Hospital. She was born February 1, 1914 in Royer, the daughter of Levi B. and Minnie B. Fisher Cunningham and on February 12, 1937 at St. Patrick’s Church, Newry she was married to L. Eugene Wertman who preceded her in death August 3, 1976. She is survived by three children – Carolyn (Matthew) Cushion, Ridge Road, Tyrone; Margaret (Sidney) Irvin, Eden Hill Road, Tyrone; and George (Marjorie) Wertman, Ridge Road, Tyrone and six grandchildren – Bill Brady, Susan Cannastraci, Jennifer Cushion, Richard Irvin, Stacie Blair and Travis Wertman; four great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Also surviving are four sisters and two brothers – Marie C. White, Epworth Manor, Earl B. (Helen) Cunningham, Altoona, Virginia C. Moore, Pennington Road, Tyrone, Zoe C. (Thomas) Wescott and Geraldine C. (William) Gorman both of Pinecroft and Clark E. (Phyllis) Cunningham of Spruce Creek. She was predeceased by a brother and a sister, Walter Cunningham and Frances Brown.
She was a member of St. Matthew’s Catholic Church, of the Warriors Mark Homemakers Extension, the Warriors Mark Sewing Club, the Warriors Mark Fire Company Auxiliary and the Tyrone Hospital Auxiliary. She worked on the family farm and was well known as the “cake lady,” having made cakes for years at weddings, showers, graduations, for the Warriors Mark Fire Company and literally for anyone who enjoyed eating good cake. She also enjoyed crocheting and knitting.
Funeral service for Mildred C. Wertman will be held Tuesday, June 3, 2008 at 11 a.m. at the Richard H. Searer Funeral Home Inc. with Reverend Norman E. Huff officiating. Interment will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery. Friends will be received at the funeral home on Monday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m.