Mary Wertenbach
1934 - 2017
BORN
1934
DIED
2017
FUNERAL HOME
John F. Tierney Funeral Home
219 West Center Street
Manchester, CT


Mary (Wieler) Wertenbach, 82, of Manchester and Old Lyme, the wife of the late William Wertenbach, Sr. joined her husband in eternal rest on Wednesday, January 25, 2017. She was born in New Haven, CT on December 8, 1934, and was the daughter of the late William and Mary (Schwaab) Wieler. She was lovingly raised in the North End of Bridgeport as a child by her relatives Lol, Pauline, Josephine Vorschmitt and her uncle George "Pops" Ramsey. Mary was a 1952 graduate of Central High School in Bridgeport. She then went on to attend the St. Francis School of Nursing and the University of Bridgeport. At St. Francis School of Nursing, she worked as a nurse instructor and she also worked as a substitute nurse in the Manchester School System. Mary was an active member of St. James Church in Manchester. She served as a Parish Trustee and on the Finance Committee. She was a 2004 recipient of the Archdiocese of Hartford St. Joseph's Medal of Appreciation. Mary is survived by her children Mary Jane Plante and her husband William of Coventry and John Wertenbach of Queens, NY, her other son Todd Hazelton; her grandchildren Jim and Maggie Plante; and her sister Dorothy Kishel of New Haven; and numerous nieces and nephews. Besides her parents and her husband, she was predeceased by her son William K. Wertenbach, Jr.; her siblings William Wieler, Edward Wieler and Eleanor Heimann. Funeral service will be held on Saturday, January 28th at 1:00 p.m. at St. James Church 896 Main St. Manchester. Family and friends may call at the John F. Tierney Funeral Home, 219 West Center St. Manchester on Friday from 4:00-7:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to either the St. James School Foundation, PO Box 254, Manchester, CT 06045 or the St. Vincent De Paul Society 896 Main Street, Manchester, CT 06040. For online condolences please visit www.tierneyfuneralhome.com.


Published by Hartford Courant on Jan. 26, 2017.
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13 Entries
Remembering your mom with fondness from all those years ago at O.L.S. up until recently at the St. James church on Sundays.....God Bless her always!
T.R. Paulding
February 6, 2017
Thinking of the Wertenbach family. May your mother rest in peace.
Yourell family
Yourell family
January 30, 2017
I will miss Mary and think about her
while walking in Manchester and re-
member the times seeing her and
Mary Jane at the former Sinnamon
Shop, esp one Good Friday. May
she rest in eternal peace with the Lord.
mel godbout
January 28, 2017
Lucien Charles
January 27, 2017
MY DEEPEST CONDOLENCE TOO YOU AND YOUR LOVE ONES ALSO MAY YOU BE COMFORTED BY THE OUTPOURING OF LOVE SURROUNDINGS
KATHY ANGUEIRA
January 27, 2017
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
January 27, 2017
John,

My deepest condolences to you and your family.
Gina Matos
January 27, 2017
Dear John an Maryjane,

Our heartfelt condolences to both of you. Neighbors, friends and family, all in one. Your Mom will always be in our hearts as we remember her witty sense of humor, her Statue of Liberty Style, a never ending supply of dog cookies and all things OLS. Please know we hold you in our hearts at this very difficult time.

With much love and support,

Jill, Rich,Karen and all furry friends, past and present.
January 26, 2017
Friend, confidante, and oh, how she could make you laugh! I will miss you more than words can say my dear Mary. Your family and friends are better people for having had you in their lives. Thank you for being my friend.
Carl & Patricia Rohrbach
January 26, 2017
Dear John,

My deepest condolences to you and your family during this time of great loss.

Karin
January 26, 2017
John,

My deepest condolences to you and your family. If there's anything you need, please don't hesitate to ask.

Zach
January 26, 2017
John, on behalf of Juan and myself our deepest condolences to you and your family.

We are here if you need us.
Juan and Maria
January 26, 2017
She was a generous and loving women. We will miss her great smile and love of life
Paul and Cosette Heimann
January 26, 2017
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