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Gary Alan Veirtz obituary 1956~2022


Gary Alan Veirtz, 66, passed away November 21, 2022, at home surrounded by his family.

Gary Alan Veirtz
Gary Alan Veirtz

He was born August 12, 1956, in Frederick, Md, the son of the late Barbara Ann (Specht) and Charles Franklin Veirtz.

Gary grew up in Frederick and graduated from Governor Thomas Johnson High School in 1974.

He held a lifelong passion for motorcycles and dirt bikes and worked as a motorcycle technician since the age of 13, a total of 53 years. After a day of working on bikes, Gary enjoyed building personal computers and models, playing video games, and spending time with his family.

Gary is survived by his wife Michele (Shellie) Flurie Veirtz, his wife of 34 years, and his sister Rhonda Ann Veirtz. He is also survived by his son, Andrew Veirtz, his son’s partner, Lauren Fagan, and his grandson, Thomas Alan Faith Veirtz.

Services will be private and a Memorial Service will be held at a later date.

Arrangements are entrusted to the Sellers Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to SpiriTrust Lutheran Hospice, Chambersburg.

Online condolences may be expressed at the funeral home’s website.

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