LEWES, Del. Barbara L. Wertz, 69, formerly of Reading, Pa., passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at Beebe Medical Center. Barbara was born in Reading, Pa., daughter of the late Nelson S. and Marianna (Jackson) Farr. Barbara spent most of her life in Reading and later moved to Alabama, New Jersey and most recently, Lewes, Del. While in New Jersey, Barbara was the manager at The Better Half clothing boutique. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, watching television and shopping for clothes. Barbara is survived by her three children: David Wertz and wife, Michele; Chris Wertz; and Stacey Furman and husband, Scott; five grandchildren: Thomas Wertz, Elizabeth Wertz, Scotty Furman, Sammy Furman and Sadie Furman; a brother, Larry Farr and wife, Sandy; her aunt, Rosemarie Dunkelberger; and a cousin, Robin Farr. A memorial service will be held on Friday, March 24, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. in the chapel of Charles Evans Cemetery, 1119 Centre Ave., Reading, PA 19601. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Meals on Wheels, 546 S. Bedford Street, Georgetown, DE 19947. Arrangements in the care of Short Funeral Services, Milton, Del.
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