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Ernest W. Werstler Sr.

Obituary Condolences

Ernest W. Werstler Sr., 90, of Boyertown, husband of Bertha M. (Richard) Werstler, died Saturday at ManorCare Pottstown.
Born in Colebrookdale Township, he was a son of the late Warren Werstler and the late Gertrude (Johnson) Werstler. He worked as a machinist for 25 years at Boyertown Packaging. Ernest served in the Air Force during WWII. He was a member of Good Shepherd United Church of Christ in Boyertown. He was a Life member of the Boyertown Lodge #741 F&AM, P.O.S. of A. Camp 104 in Boyertown, Friendship Hook and Ladder Fire Company in Boyertown and Liberty Fire Company in New Berlinville.
Surviving in addition to his wife of over 70 years are, one son, Ernest W. Werstler, Jr., husband of Jane of Reamstown; one daughter, JoAnn W. Miller, wife of Dennis C. of Boyertown; three grandsons, Gregory Werstler, husband of Ilyssa of Chicago, Peter Werstler, companion of Sarah of Chicago and Joshua Miller, husband of Samantha of Breingisville; one grandaughter, Kristine Miller, fiance of Erick Hauf of Baltimore; four great-grandchildren, Hope Werstler, Ella Werstler, Samuel Werstler and Everett Miller; three brothers, Jacob Werstler of Boyertown, Daniel Werstler of Gilbertsville and Paul Werstler of Reading and four sisters, Lillian Hartman of Boyertown, Gertrude Leh of Boyertown, Hilda Bortz of Boyertown and Pauline Ford of Sunbury.
He was predeceased by three brothers, Ralph, Henry and Earl Werstler and two sisters Helen Miller and Amy Shane.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend his funeral service on Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 10:45AM at Morrell Funeral Home Inc., 124 West Philadelphia Avenue, Boyertown, PA. A viewing will be held from 9:30-10:30AM. A masonic service will be held at 10:30AM. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Good Shepherd UCC Memorial Fund, 35 West Philadelphia Avenue, Boyertown, PA 19512.
Arrangements are by the Morrell Funeral Home Inc., (www.MorrellFuneralHome.com).
Published in The Mercury on Dec. 10, 2012
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