Roberta "Bertie" Ruth Whitteker, 66, of Mansfield, died Thursday, July 10, 2014, at Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre.
She was born July 28, 1947, in Greenburg, a daughter of Russell and Dorothy (Gregg) Ralph. Bertie was the wife of Carson W. Whitteker who survives.
She was a self-employed child care provider for over 30 years, and did cleaning for Guthrie Clinic in Mansfield. Bertie was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Mansfield; a member of the V.F.W
. Ladies Auxiliary; and a life member of the Mansfield Ambulance Association. She enjoyed quilting and camping.
Besides her husband, Bertie is survived by two daughters and a son-in-law, Kim and Red Andrus of Mansfield; Karen Chrzan of Kutztown; four grandchildren, Tyler Joseph Andrus, Derek Scott Andrus, Alison Lynae Chrzan, Matthew Carson Wheeler; four brothers and sisters-in-law, "twin" Robert Ralph of Arkansas, Richard "Ricky" and Linda Ralph of Middlebury, Randolph "Randy" and Violet Ralph of Mainesburg, Rodney "Rocky" and Inga Ralph of Wellsboro; three sisters and brothers-in-law, Rebecca "Becky" Walker of Arkansas, Rita and Stan Spencer of Virginia, Regina "Robin" and Gary Benjamin of Virginia. She was predeceased by her parents and a sister, Roxanne Ralph.
Family and friends are invited to call on Sunday, July 13, from 4 to 6 p.m., at Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Inc., 637 S. Main St., Mansfield. Funeral services will follow at 6 p.m., at the funeral chapel with the Rev. Jonathan West officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Mansfield Ambulance Association, 381 S. Main St., Mansfield, Pa. 16933. www.buckheitfcandcrematory.com