Fay Harriet Wertman
Mrs. Fay Harriet Wertman, age 81, a longtime resident of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Sunday, June 20, 2010.
Born in Shamokin, PA, on January 31, 1929, Fay was the daughter of the late Monroe Lamar Daniels and Ruth Elverta Weikel Daniels. She retired as Assistant to the Chair of the Music Department at the University of Delaware in 1985. Fay had been a member of the Red Hat Society and the New Century Club of Newark. She also volunteered with the Board of Elections for many years. A talented homemaker, she loved to cook, sew, and entertain.
She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, John Richard Wertman, her brother, Michael Daniels, and her parents. She will be sorely missed by her daughters, Bonnie Burkert (John), Sheryl Widdoes (David), and Wendy Groce (Daniel); 7 grandchildren; and 6 great grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held at 11 am on Thursday, June 24, 2010, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE, where visitation will begin at 10 am. Interment will follow in Gilpin Manor Memorial Park, Elkton, MD.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 (www.stjude.org / 800-805-5856). To sign guest book, visit spicermullikin.com SPICER-MULLIKIN FUNERAL HOMES & CREMATORY 302-328-2213