Louisa Bortree

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LEWISBURG — Louisa Bortree, 93, formerly of Riverview Manor, died at 5 p.m., Friday, July 12, 2013, at the Mount Carmel Senior Living Community.

She was born in Panther, Sept. 1, 1919, a daughter of the late Leon and Eliza (Beisher) Heberling.

Louisa was married to David Bortree, who preceded her in death July 2, 1998.

She was a member of the Wagner United Methodist Church and Shawville United Methodist Church.

Louisa is survived by four children, Ross D. Bortree, of Hermitage, Ariz., Suzanne Custred and her husband, Duane, of Nebo, N.C., Bruce L. Bortree and his wife, Donna, of Mount Carmel, and Paul H. Bortree and his wife, Sandra, of Olin, N.C.; five grandchildren, Vanessa Stine, Jessica Barkin, Bruce Bortree, David Bortree and Amanda Adair, and six great-grandchildren, Avery, Kylie, Kizziah, Trynity, Denny and Dylan.

In addition to her husband, Louisa was preceded in death by a brother, Elmer Heberling, and two sisters, Sarah Mae Lanuti and Averille Butler.

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BORTREE — Louisa Bortree, 93, formerly of Riverview Manor, Lewisburg. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hoenstine Funeral Home, 75 Logan St., with the Rev. Steve Swigart officiating. Interment will be in Wagner Cemetery, McClure. Her family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home. Memorial contributions in Louisa's memory can be made to the Wagner United Methodist Church, 6280 U.S. Highway 522 North, McClure. Online condolences can be offered to the family at http://www.hellerhoenstinefuneralhome.com.
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Published in The News Item on July 15, 2013