Roy E. Bortz, Sr.January 16, 1928 ~ April 9, 2017 (age 89)
Roy E. Bortz Sr., 89, formerly of New Alexandria, died Sunday, April 9, 2017. He was the husband of the late Ruth (Tewes) Bortz; father of Roy Bortz Jr. (Lori), of Greensburg; and grandfather of Christa Whitney (Jeff), Bradley Bortz (Rebecca), Brett, Jaclyn (fiance Steve Pennington) and Kristen (Brad Hess). He also had seven great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson. He was preceded in death by three sisters and two brothers. Roy was a member of the Disabled Veterans of Westmoreland County 35th Chapter, an Air Force veteran, a member of the VFW Post 7901 Avonmore, and just this past February, Roy celebrated his 50-year membership with the American Legion Slickville. A memorial gathering will be held from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at BASH-NIED FUNERAL HOME, 152 Abbe Place, Delmont, PA 15626 (724-468-8381), where a funeral service will take place at 6 p.m. with Pastor Tom Jones officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society, 510 Pellis Road, Suite 203, Greensburg, PA 15601. For directions and online expressions of sympathy, please refer to the funeral home website at www.bash-niedfuneralhome.com.
American Cancer Society
510 Pellis Road Suite 203, Greensburg PA 15601