H. Marie Wortz

March 6, 1927 - December 26, 2018

H. Marie Wortz, age 91, of Rosenberg, TX, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, December 26, 2018.

Born in Wilmington, DE on March 6, 1927, she was a daughter of the late Leroy and Margaret G. (Glick) Sayers. Marie worked as a bookkeeper for many years with an oil company in Wilmington. Upon retirement, she began babysitting her granddaughter and several other children.

She was a long-time member of the First Baptist Church of Delaware in New Castle and taught Sunday school, touching the lives of many children. Marie enjoyed knitting and crocheting in her spare time. Above all else, she will be remembered as a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother.

In addition to her parents, Marie was preceded in death by her husband, Louis T. Wortz; daughter, Donna M. Wortz; brothers, Paul Sayers and Leroy Sayers, Jr; and sister, Jane Foxwell. She is survived by her daughter, Karen L. Wortz; granddaughter, Angela M. Lewis (Shawn); and great grandchildren, Cain K, Peyton T. and Olivia G.

All services will be held privately at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Marie’s memory to First Baptist Church of Delaware, 901 East Basin Road, New Castle, DE 19720.


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