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Regis ‘Rege’ Samuel Werts, Sr.

Regis “Rege” Samuel Werts, Sr. passed away on Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020, at the age of 67.

Regis was born on July 22, 1953 in Renovo to Charles “Red” and Anna (Mills) Werts. He is a 1972 graduate of Bucktail Area High School.

A lover of music and talented drummer turned guitarist, Rege entertained the people of Western Clinton County for five decades as a member of several bands, including Slate Band, Even Up, Jumpher, and Sensible Shoes. Regis also enjoyed hunting, fishing and shooting pool with friends.

Regis was a lifelong resident of the Greater Renovo Area. In the mid 2000s, he proudly served as a Supervisor of Noyes Township. In his later years, he loved to greet travelers and area residents with a smile and wave as they passed through Renovo Borough.

Regis was preceded in death by his father, Charles, his sister, Sharon Summerson and his brother, Charles. He is survived by his mother, Anna, his sister, Roxanne (Daniel) Ehredt, his brother, Raymond (Phyllis) Werts, his three sons, Michael, Regis Jr. (Mandy) and Robert (Carol) Werts; his two daughters, Rebecca (Brendan) Reed and Sarah Werts; and many nieces, nephews, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

A public memorial service for Rege will be held at 5 p.m. on Thursday Sept. 17, 2020 at the 16th Street Park in Renovo with Martha Sykes officiating. Maxwell Funeral Home in Renovo has charge of arrangements. The service can be viewed via livestream at the Maxwell Funeral Home Facebook page or at https://tinyurl.com/regis-werts.

Anyone wishing to offer a contribution in support of the service may send it to Rebecca Reed at 720 W. Third Street, Lock Haven, PA 17745.

Send condolences at MaxwellHelt.com.