Bertha McCarty, 104, of Derrick City, passed away to be with her Lord and Savior, Thursday (April 24, 2014) at The Pavilion at Bradford Regional Medical Center.
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Born March 8, 1910, in New Hudson, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Willis and Jessie (Dolph) McVay.
On Oct. 28, 1961, in Cuba, N.Y., she married Gordon McCarty, who passed away Oct. 17, 1994.
Mrs. McCarty attended schools in Cuba and had worked as a tester for Acme Electric Co. in Cuba for 26 years.
She is survived by a daughter, Dolores Torpey of Cuba; six grandchildren, Raymond Mesler, Ronald Mesler, Douglas Kameck, Denise Ross, Leslie Kameck and Cynthia Woods; 13 great-grandchildren; 22 great-great-grandchildren, six great-great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Pauline Dodge; and a brother, Alfred McVay.
Friends are invited to call from noon to 1 p.m. Monday in the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes, East Main Street, where funeral and committal services will be held at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Doug Strang, interim pastor of the Faith Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will follow in Cuba Cemetery. Memorial contributions, if desired, can be made to the VNA Hospice, Community Nurses or the
Online condolences may be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com
Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc.
372 East Main Street
Bradford, PA 16701
Published in The Bradford Era from Apr. 25 to May 22, 2014