Bertha L. (Stackpole) Giblin, age 90, passed away at the South Shore Hospital on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012. Bertha was the loving wife for 71 years of Harry J. Giblin Sr. She is survived by her daughter, Patricia Lane and her husband John of Weymouth, her 4 sons, Harry J. Giblin Jr. and his wife Arlene of Braintree, James Giblin and his wife Nancy of Halifax, Gerald Giblin and his wife Joan of Braintree and Edward Giblin and his wife Leslie of Weymouth and her sister Olive McCarthy of Attleboro. Bertha also leaves 11 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. She is predeceased by her sister, Elizabeth Neal. Bertha was born and lived her whole life in Weymouth. She was an avid bingo player, enjoyed playing whist and bowled with the Weymouth Couples League. Visiting will be at the C. C. Shepherd Funeral Home, 134 Pleasant St. (Columbian Sq.), So. Weymouth on Tuesday from 10 to 11 a.m.. immediately followed by the Funeral Service at the Funeral Home at 11 a.m. Interment will be in the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Berthas memory to the Weymouth Food Pantry, 1189 Commercial St., Weymouth, MA 02189, www.weymouthfoodpantry.-org. If you would like to leave a message for the Giblin family visit www.ccshepherd.com. C. C. Shepherd Funeral Service Inc. 134 Pleasant St. S. Weymouth 781-337-0050
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Published in The Patriot Ledger on Nov. 19, 2012