Dennis R. Mertz, Ph.D.
July 3, 1953 – August 12, 2016
Dr. Dennis R. Mertz, age 63, of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully on Friday, August 12, 2016.
Born in Trexlertown, PA on July 3, 1953, Dr. Mertz was a son of the late Charles and Minerva (Merkel) Mertz. He served as a Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Delaware for twenty-five years. He was a member of the United Church of Christ.
Dr. Mertz is survived by his wife, Madelyn J. (Jablon) Mertz; and brother, Richard Mertz and sister-in-law, Ann of Allentown, PA.
A graveside service and interment were held privately in the Epworth United Methodist Church Cemetery, Rehoboth Beach, DE. A memorial service will be held at the University of Delaware in the near future.