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Joseph Charles Wertman

June 5, 1943 — January 18, 2021

Joseph Charles “Charlie” Wertman, 77, passed away peacefully on January 18, 2021 at Hospice House. Charlie was born on June 5, 1943 in the Brownlee Woods neighborhood of Youngstown, the son of the late Edward Wertman and Dorothy (Garver) Burt.
A 1961 graduate of Austintown Fitch High School, Charlie was employed as a machine operator for United Engineering and Foundry later known as Wean United. After 23 years at Wean, he continued his career at Extrusion Dies, Inc. and Buckeye Tool & Die. He retired in 2010 after 30+ years of dedicated employment. While employed full time Charlie made custom orthopedic shoes and braces for many years prior to retirement. Upon retirement he was employed by Mercy Health in the dietary department. Charlie was a devoted husband, father and grandfather who took pride in his home and yard. He was happiest when surrounded by those he loved. He enjoyed bowling, boating, fishing, and riding motorcycles. He was a gun enthusiast who enjoyed black powder pistols. He will be missed by his wife Kay Bowers Wertman whom he married August 31, 1963, daughter Lynn (Kevin) Goff, son Don (Holly) Wertman and two grandchildren J and Charlie Goff. He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Timothy J. Wertman and sister Penny Iatonna. The family will receive family and friends at Lane Funeral Home Austintown Chapel on Saturday January 23, 2021 from 1:00 – 3:00 PM. A funeral service will follow at 3:00 PM with Celebrant Randi Pappa officiating. Masks and social distancing will be required. For those unable to attend, there will be a live-stream link at www.lanefuneralhomes.com on Charlie’s tribute wall.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Hospice House: 9803 Sharrott Road, Poland, Ohio 44514 / www.hospiceofthevalley.com/donate.html or Lewy Body Dementia Association: 912 Killian Hill Road SW, Lilbourn, GA 30047 / www.lbda.org/donate/
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