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Wayne R. Fetzer

September 6, 2021
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Wayne R. Fetzer, passed away September 6, 2021 at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, PA.  He was the son of the late Alvie and Ruth (Whitmire) Fetzer. He was born March 30, 1947 in Jersey Shore, Pa.

He is survived by his wife, Kay (Brion) Fetzer and they recently celebrated 53 years of marriage together.  He is survived by a daughter Vicki Gleckner (Matt), grandson, Brody Gleckner and granddaughter Isabelle Gleckner, all of Oval; two brothers, Alvie (Carole) of Landsville, Gary of Lock Haven, one step-sister, Paula Strang (Eric), of Russell Spring, KY, and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Lori Fetzer.

Wayne retired from the Jersey Shore Steel Mill in 2009 after 42 years of employment.  He was a member of the Jersey Shore Elks club and the VFW.  He enjoyed gardening and sitting on the front porch watching deer and turkeys in the field.

He is a US Army Veteran who served in the Vietnam War. He greatly enjoyed going fishing with his grandson, Brody and spending time with his granddaughter Isabelle. 

In keeping with Wayne’s wishes, there will be no services.  Memorial contributions can be made to the Gary Sinise Foundation PO Box 368 Woodland Hills, CA 91365.

Arrangements are being handled by Rearick-Carpenter Funeral Home 1002 Allegheny Street Jersey Shore, PA 17740.

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