Richard J. Wentz
1986 - 2019
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Richard J. Wentz
Richard J. "RJ" Wentz, 32, of Lehighton, died on Sunday, March 17, 2019, at St. Luke's Hospital-
Lehighton Campus.
Born on March 27, 1986, in Allentown, he was the son of Richard D. Wentz and Stephanie (Swartz) Silfies, wife of Robert W. Silfies.
He worked at Lowes in Lehighton, and was a member of the USBC Bowling Association. RJ was an avid sports fan and loved the Carolina Panthers.
Survivors: In addition to his parents, he is survived by daughter, Isabel J. Wentz of Lehighton; companion, Krystle Heintzelman of Lehighton; sister, Breanna Hoffner of Lehighton; half-brothers, Dakota Wentz and Matt Hawk, both of Lehighton; stepsister, Tiffany Laubach of Lehighton; paternal grandmother, Ruth Wentz, and paternal grandfather, Richard Wentz, both of Lehighton; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
Service: The family will receive friends from 7-8:30 p.m., on Thursday, March 21, 2019, and from 10-11 a.m. followed by an 11 a.m. funeral service on Friday, March 22, 2019, all at the Miller Funeral Home, 137 Fairview St., Lehighton. Interment will follow at Franklin Heights Memorial Park, Lehighton.
Contributions: In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Carbon County Animal Shelter, 63 Broad St., Nesquehoning, PA 18240. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.schislerfuneral
homes.com.


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Published in Times News from Mar. 19 to Mar. 20, 2019.
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March 30, 2019
May God's peace and love be with you at this time. RJ brought so much pleasure to everyone around him and his big smile and heart of gold will never be forgotten. I'm truly sorry for your loss.
Craig Nelson
March 25, 2019
My sincere condolences to family and friends. May the God who binds up the brokenhearted and comforts all who mourn, sustain your family during this difficult time - Isaiah 61:1, 2.
March 20, 2019
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March 19, 2019
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