Florence Louise “Corkey” Wertman
October 7, 1930 - January 1, 2022
Florence Louise “Corkey” Wertman, age 91, of Newark, DE, passed away on Saturday, January 1, 2022.
Born in Shamokin, PA on October 7, 1930, she was a daughter of the late Louis and Thelma Sheriff. Corkey graduated from Shamokin High School. Following her high-school graduation, she married the love of her life, Harold Wertman. Together, they raised 4 wonderful children. As a homemaker, Corky enjoyed taking care of her family and cooking. She was an active member of the Red Hat Club and enjoyed their get togethers. She looked forward to celebrating the holidays with her family, especially Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Corkey will always be remembered as a loving wife, devoted mother, and cherished grandmother.
In addition to her parents, Corkey was preceded in death by her loving husband, Harold Jesse Wertman; and daughter, Michelle Hickey Wertman. She is survived by her children, Lynn Wertman (Kenny), Harold Wertman (Jean), and William Wertman; 7 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
All services will be held privately.