Inez Eileen Metzler, 92, of Latrobe, passed away Friday, January 8, 2021 in Excela Health Latrobe Hospital. She was born June 10, 1928 in Turtle Creek, a daughter of the late Maynard G. and Elizabeth M. (Moore) Bateman.
Inez was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star Chapter 221 in Latrobe. She loved going to plays at the Mountain Playhouse in Jennerstown, Saint Vincent College in Latrobe, and the Victorian Tea House in Greensburg.
In addition to her parents, Inez was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence J. “Metz: Metzler in 2005; three sisters: Betty Bruce, Kaye Gossar, and infant Mary Bateman, and her pet parakeet Robby. She is survived by two children: Lynn M. Murphy and her husband Keith, and Gary G. Metzler and his wife Linda Rae; a number of nieces and nephews; and her good friend, Cathy Heitchue.
Private services and interment in Unity Cemetery will be held for the family. The Hartman-Graziano Funeral Home, Inc. in Latrobe has been entrusted with the arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to Action for Animals, P.O. Box 814, Latrobe, PA 15650 or online at www.afashelter.org.