Gary G. Bortz, 79, of Export, passed away Thursday, June 11, 2020, in AHN Forbes Hospital Monroeville, with his loving family by his side. He was born Dec. 30, 1940, in Salem Township and raised by his grandparents, the late Marion and Alice (Bash) Bortz. Gary was a truck driver for Matlack Trucking for 31 years before he retired, and worked on the family farm. He was an Army veteran and an avid hunter. Surviving is his beloved wife, Joanne (Sinan) Bortz; two loving sons, Jeffrey Bortz, of Export, and Brian (Lisa) Bortz, of Penn Township; two adored grandchildren, Brian Bortz Jr., and Christina Bortz; and his faithful dog, Max; also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Friends and family welcome from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the WOLFE-VON GEIS FUNERAL HOME, 5701 Lincoln Ave., Export, 724-327-1400, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday. Interment will follow in Grandview Cemetery, North Versailles, with military honors accorded by the Greensburg V.F.W. Post #33 Honor Guard. To order flowers, for directions or to offer online condolences, please visit www.wolfe-vongeis.com
Published by Tribune Review on Jun. 14, 2020.