Herbert Sitzler, 76, formerly of Massena
Wednesday, February 22, 2012 - 9:49 am

Herbert Sitzler, 76, born in Nuernberg, Germany, and formerly of Massena, passed away on Feb 10, 2012 after a courageous but futile battle with cancer.

A Celebration of his Life was held on Sat. Feb 18, 2012 at Klara's Restaurant, 200 S Academy St., Cary, N.C.

Herb leaves behind his beloved wife, Rita of 52 yrs, daughters Helga Tyo and Karin Cleary, devoted sons-in-law Drew Tyo and Tim Cleary and loving grandchildren Jarrett and Connor Tyo, Declan, Kendal and Laiken Cleary, as well as numerous extended family and dear friends.

Herb's positive spirit, infectious energy and enthusiasm for life continues in the many connections he had throughout his lifetime. He leaves behind much wisdom, love and treasured memories. Knowing him was a gift which will never be forgotten.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Wake County Hospice or the American Cancer Society.