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1922 - 2013 CLARKSBURG Gertrude Mae (Witto) Sumner, 91 of 159 Valentine Road, Pittsfield, formerly of Stamford, Vt., died Thursday, April 25, 2013, at Berkshire Medical Center.

Born in Clarksburg on Jan. 14, 1922, daughter of James H. and Pauline (Cardinal) Witto, she attended Clarksburg schools.

Gertrude was last employed at Cornish Wire in Williamstown until her retirement in 1966.

She was a member of the First United Methodist Church.

She was the widow of Stuart Harlow Sumner Sr. who died Sept. 30, 1981. They were married Dec. 23, 1936.

Survivors include two daughters, Anita Glass of Tampa, Fla., and Janice Gottardi of Terrell, Texas; two sons, Stuart H. Sumner Jr. of Ashfield and Roger E. Sumner of Pittsfield; one sister, Jean Bushika of Stamford, Vt.; 19 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by a son, Walter Sumner; by a grandson, Michael Sumner, and by two sisters and one brother, Ruth Sumner, Katherine Amlaw and James Witto.

FUNERAL NOTICE: The funeral for Gertrude Sumner will be private. Burial will be in Millard Cemetery in Stamford, Vt. There will be no calling hours.

Memorial contributions may be made to the in care of FLYNN & DAGNOLI-MONTAGNA HOME FOR FUNERALS CENTRAL CHAPELS, 74 Marshall St. North Adams, MA 01247. To send a gift basket, flowers, card or message, please visit www.flynndagnolifuneralhomes.com.


Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Apr. 27, 2013
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