Ocean Beach 05

Thomas Charles Wettach

October 8, 1941 ~ September 23, 2023 (age 81) 81 Years Old

Thomas Wettach Obituary

Thomas Charles Wettach, age 81, of Providence Point in Scott Township and long-time resident of Thornburg, died Saturday September 23, 2023. Born on October 8, 1941 to Alice Regina Sauers and William Wettach in Sewickley, Tom studied physics at Washington & Jefferson College and graduated with honors from University of North Carolina School of Law. Tom practiced intellectual property law at Reed Smith for 20 years and more recently at Cohen & Grigsby.  He was involved in the BMW Car Club of America activities and built BeaveRun Motorsports Complex, now Pittsburgh International Race Complex. Tom was an avid world traveler and hobbyist photographer.

Beloved husband of 60 years to Bette Jane “BJ” Wettach. Loving father of Christine Trebilcock (Thomas) and Heidi Wettach (Greg Walters), and grandfather of Trey and Neel.  He is survived by his brother William “Bill” J. Wettach and preceded in death by his brother Donald J. Wettach.

His gentle and affable nature as well as his keen curiosity and humor made him a cherished colleague, mentor, husband, family member and friend.  He will be deeply missed by all who knew him. There will be no visitation or viewing per his wishes.

In memory of Tom, contributions may be made to the Alzheimer Disease Research Center, Attn: Leslie Dunn, MPH, ADRC, Administrator, University of Pittsburgh, UPMC Montefiore, Four West, 200 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh PA 15213-2582, adrc.pitt.edu.

Friends and family have shared their relationship to show their support.
How do you know Thomas Charles Wettach?
We are sorry for your loss.
Help others honor Thomas's memory.


Private Service


© 2023 Schepner-McDermott Funeral Home, Inc.. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Accessibility