Jeanie L. Wert

Born: Sat., Sep. 2, 1944
Died: Sun., Jan. 29, 2017

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1:30 PM to 2:00 PM, Sun., Feb. 26, 2017
Location: Port Royal Lutheran Church

Memorial Service

2:00 PM Sun., Feb. 26, 2017
Location: Port Royal Lutheran Church

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     Jeanie Lou Wert, 72, of Port Royal, passed away Sunday, January 29, 2017, at her home.

     She was born September 2, 1944 in Honey Grove.

     She is survived by her husband of 54 years, James L. Wert, whom she married January 11, 1963; four children, David J. Wert and wife, Daisy Yu, of Plano, Texas, Daniel G. Wert of Port Royal, Amy D. Wert of Mifflintown and her fiancé, Jason Borhman, and Teresa M. Campbell of Vass, NC; brother, Michael Palm and wife Phyllis, of Lewistown; sister, Philena JoAnna Harrison of Cross Keys; three grandchildren, Ali D. Wert, Brandyn T. Campbell, and Summer V. Campbell; and one great-grandson, Locklyn K. Bradham.

     She was preceded in death by her mother, Philena (Palm) Kiner and her maternal grandparents, Sylvester Monroe and Edna (Kirk) Palm.

     Jeanie graduated from Juniata Joint High School in 1962. She worked as a seamstress in Rae-Sel Sewing Factory in Port Royal, at JVB and Horizon Banks, in the store at the East Salem Shirt Factory, at Dr. Gary Trout's office, and in the District Magistrate Office for Jackie Leister. Her full time job was being a wife, mother, and grandmother.

     She was a member of the Port Royal Lutheran Church, the American Legion Auxiliary, the VFW Ladies Auxiliary, and was a founding member of McCullochs Mills Memorial and Historical Association.

    She enjoyed sewing and especially spending time with her family.

     A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, February 26, 2017, at Port Royal Lutheran Church with Rev. Charles Hershberger officiating. The family will receive friends from 1:30 until the time of the services.

     In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial contributions be made to the Port Royal Lutheran Church, PO Box 67, Port Royal, PA 17082 or to the charity of the donor's choice.

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Port Royal Lutheran Church
PO Box 267, Port Royal, PA 17082

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Juniata County Radio
   Posted Sun January 29, 2017
Danny and family: We are so sorry to hear of your loss. We will keep your family in our thoughts and prayers.

Roger Parsons
   Posted Sun January 29, 2017
So sorry for your loss.

Alice L Soder
   Posted Sun January 29, 2017
Sending love and prayers

Kristin Meyers
   Posted Mon January 30, 2017
I'm so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Pete Plant
   Posted Mon January 30, 2017
Many thoughts and prayers for all of you. May you find comfort and peace through God's love, family, and friends. Swim in the memories.

Tom & Lynne York Family
   Posted Tue January 31, 2017
Sorry for your loss

Dee McPherson
   Posted Tue January 31, 2017
Amy: My condolences go out to all of you. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. May your faith carry and sustain you through thus trial and its suffocating sadness.

Jeff and Shannon Fry
   Posted Thu February 02, 2017
We are saddened to hear of your loss, and send our condolences to all of you.

Lori Leach
   Posted Thu February 23, 2017
We are so sorry to hear of Jeanie's passing. We always enjoyed running into her from time to time & chatting a bit. She was a beautiful woman with a wonderful smile. She will be greatly missed.


Lori & Jerry Leach