from the Allentown Morning Call:
The Rev. Donald W. Wert, 77, of Lehighton, died Thursday, October 7, 2010 at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. He was the husband of Janice Ruth (Reichard) Wert. The couple celebrated their 56th wedding anniversary last July 31. Born in Catasauqua, May 29, 1933, Donald was the son of the late Raymond E. and Mildred G. (Kidd) Wert. He graduated from Catasauqua High School, Moravian College and the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia in 1959. He was ordained on May 23, 1959 by the Ministerium of Pennsylvania, fulfilling his long-time aspirations of becoming a pastor.
A memorial service will be held 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, October 13, 2010 at Union Evangelical Lutheran Church, 5500 Route 873, Schnecksville. Family and friends may pay their respects from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the church.
Read the complete obituary online from the Allentown Morning Call: www.legacy.com/obituaries/mcall/obituary.aspx?n=donald-w-wert&pid=145925208