Dennis Metz

Dennis Metz

Monday, July 23rd, 1951 Monday, November 4th, 2019

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Obituary for Dennis R. Metz

Dennis R. Metz, 68, of Upper Tulpehocken Twp., passed away on Monday, November 4, 2019 in his residence. He was the husband of Eileen K. (Wagner) Metz. They were married on August 23, 1969 and celebrated fifty years of marriage.
Born in West Reading, he was the son of the late Donald R. and Josephine S. (Strause) Metz. He was a 1969 graduate of Hamburg Area High School. Dennis first worked for and then owned and operated Randall Rentschler, Inc., Hamburg. He then worked for fifteen years for Reading Foundry, managing the Pottsville branch. Dennis was a member of Frieden's Church, Shartlesville. He was a life member of Little Antler Hunting Club, Lycoming; and a life member of Shartlesville Fish and Game Association. Dennis enjoyed spending time at the Outer Banks and collecting '57 Chevy memorabilia. He was an avid golfer and hunter, and a Pittsburgh Steelers fan.
Surviving in addition to his wife are two sons: Troy A. Metz, and his wife Kelly, Rockville, MD; and Eric C. Metz, and his wife Amy, Bernville; and three grandchildren: Jameson, Elise and Kendyl. Dennis is also survived by two sisters: Karen M. (Metz), wife of Paul Bender, Bel Air, MD; and Lisa A. (Metz), wife of Rodney Rodgers, Lake Wynonah.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Frieden's Church, P.O. Box 366, Shartlesville, PA 19554. A celebration of Dennis's life will be held at a later date. Leibensperger Funeral Homes, Inc., Hamburg is in charge of arrangements.

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Joan Hartman

Eileen and family ,
Sorry to hear of Dennis’ passing . Our thoughts and prayers are with you all .
Russ and Joan Hartman
Comment | Posted at 06:55pm via Condolence

larry miller

Sorry to read about Dennis's passing. I worked very close to him on a lot of jobs while I worked in the Hamburg Line Dept (Met-ed .) thru the years I was is Hamburg. He was always a good person to work with. He was smart about electric and a great friend. May he rest in peace.
Comment | Posted at 01:56pm via Condolence

Melissa Koenig

Dear Eileen and Metz Family,
Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. May you find comfort knowing Dennis is resting in the arms of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.
Blessings always.
Lynn and Melissa Koenig
Comment | Posted at 11:47am via Condolence

Stephanie Reichard

This is just absolutely heart breaking, so very sorry for the loss of this amazing person in your lives.
He will never be forgotten.
Eileen prayers to you and your family.
Comment | Posted at 11:26am via Condolence

Jacqueline Witmer

Eileen, so terribly sorry for your loss. Dennis was a wonderful man and will be remembered fondly.
Comment | Posted at 09:39pm via Condolence

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