Trista Leigh Bortz passed away Friday, Jan. 19, 2024, in Lebanon, PA, at the age of 46.

She was an amazing wife, mother, and friend. Her nurturing spirit, positive energy, and caring nature were evident to all who had the pleasure of knowing her. She worked at Good Samaritan Hospital for 25 years as a nursing assistant, cardiovascular tech, and administrative secretary. Trista enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. She dedicated her life to creating a loving home for her family. Her unconditional love and selflessness touched the hearts of all who knew her. Trista will be remembered for all the lives she touched with her compassion and positivity.

She is survived by her loving husband, Christopher Bortz; and children, Deklan M. Bressler, Dalton L. Bressler, and Isabella J. Bressler; as well as stepdaughters, Cassandra L.Bortz and Ella N. Bortz. She is also survived by her stepfather, Richard C. Weiser Jr.; sister, Tiffany M. Boyer; and father, Russell Baker.

Trista was predeceased by her mother, Kimberly Weiser.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Lauren’s foundation in Wyomissing, PA (

Please join us on Saturday, Feb. 3, from 1 to 4 p.m., at Neptune Fire Hall, 20 E. Main St., Richland, PA 17087, to celebrate the life of Trista Bortz. Please bring your memories of her, both verbal and written, to share. There will be a remembrance at 3 p.m.

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