Irene E. Wentz, 91

JULY 16, 1921-OCT. 25, 2012

October 26, 2012
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Mrs. Irene Elizabeth Wentz, 91, of Williamsport, Md., died Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012, at Williamsport Retirement Village. She was the wife of Mr. Wayne L. Wentz, her husband of 69 years.

Born July 16, 1921, in Hagerstown, Md., she was a daughter of the late Charles Frederick and Lillie Mae Fish Lum.

Irene was employed by the White Coffee Pot, Hagerstown, retiring in 1985.

She was a member of Haven Lutheran Church, Hagerstown.

Irene was a sweet loving woman with a beautiful smile; and upon being asked how she was, would always answer "fine."

Surviving are her children, Margaret I. Nyce of Aztec, N.M., and Terry W. Wentz and wife, Gloria, of Cumberland, Md.; her grandchildren, Michael R. Nyce, Krista N. Anderson, Timothy A. Nyce, Kerry Shand, Jon M. Nyce and Tammy Massey; as well as 17 great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by daughters, Darlene E. and Kathy L. Wentz; and siblings, Clara M. Bonney, Vivian V. Grove, Ethel M. Lum, Mary M. Reese, Dorris J. Massey, Levena M. Henson, Betty L. Jones, Phyllis E. Clark, Charles F. Lum Jr., Peggy A. Green, and William K. and Samuel E. Lum.

The funeral service will be held Monday, Oct. 29, at 11 a.m. at her church, Haven Lutheran Church, 1035 Haven Road, Hagerstown, with her pastor, the Rev. Linda M. Alessandri officiating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Cemetery, Hagerstown. The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service Monday.

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