January 31, 1986 ~ January 5, 2010
Charlotte: After a brief illness Tuesday, January 5, 2010 at age 23. Survived by her loving parents, Steven & Katharine Mertz; brothers, Andrew (Thya) Mertz & Scott Mertz; grandparents, William & Edith Wilson and Waite & Marie Mertz; niece, Cecelia Mertz. Christa touched the hearts of all who she met and will be greatly missed. The family would like to thank the medical team at Strong memorial Hospital lead by Dr. Michael Apostolakos for their dedicated loving care given to Christa. Friends may call Friday 4-7 PM at the Vay-Schleich & Meeson Funeral Home 1075 Long Pond Road. Her Celebration of Life will be held Saturday 2:00 PM at Bethany Presbyterian Church. Private Entombment, Riverside Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the School of the Holy Childhood in her memory.