Bertha J. Roth (1918 - 2016)

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Bertha Jeanette "Bertie" Roth, age 97 of Reisterstown, died Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at Stella Maris in Timonium. Born April 27, 1918 in Cockeysville, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Essie Barrett Sheeler. She was predeceased by her husbands, the late Joseph Powers Sr., and the late Ludwig Roth. She had worked in the engineering office of Black and Decker for 40 years. Bertie enjoyed playing cards, bowling and golfing. She was always proud of being listed in the golf digest. She enjoyed laughter, family gatherings, and spending time with her friends. She was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church and Sodality. She volunteered for the Cockeysville Fire Department in her early years and was a volunteer for many years at Springfield Hospital. Surviving are son Joseph Powers Jr. and his wife Ellen of Glyndon, daughters Jean Dorsey and her husband Nelson of Westminster, and Janet Richardson and her husband Andrew of Carney, 12 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren and 5 great great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her sisters Viola Michael and Estell Shott. The family will receive friends on Monday and Tueseday from 2-4 pm and 6-8pm at the Haight Funeral Home & Chapel, 6416 Sykesville Rd., Sykesville. Funeral liturgy will be held on Wednesday at 11:00 am at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 65 Sacred Heart Lane, Reisterstown, MD 21136. Interment in Poplar Grove Cemetery, Cockeysville.



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Haight Funeral Home & Chapel
6416 Sykesville Road
Sykesville, MD 21784
410-795-1400
Published in Carroll County Times on Jan. 22, 2016
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