E. Gertrude (Hines) Hartman, Ed.D, R.N., 90, of Greensburg, died Sunday, Nov. 27, 2016, in Westmoreland Manor, where she received excellent care. Born Jan. 3, 1926, in Greensburg, she was a daughter of the late John Edward Hines and Mary (Campbell) Hines. She was a retired registered nurse, having worked as a Westmoreland Hospital nursing supervisor, Magee Hospital nursing supervisor, West Penn Hospital School of Nursing director and Forbes Regional Hospital director of Medical Surgical Nursing. She was a member of the American Nurses Association, Pennsylvania Nurses Association and Calvary Baptist Church in Irwin. She was a graduate of Jeannette High School and Westmoreland Hospital School of Nursing in 1944. She earned bachelor degrees from California University and Slippery Rock University, a master's degree in counseling at Duquesne University and a doctoral degree in education at the University of Pittsburgh. She was also a certified diabetes educator and certified skin specialist. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles C. Hartman, in 2000; three sisters, Mary Elizabet Veronesi, Edna Eade and Florence Ponzetti; and three brothers, Charles Edward Hines, John Hines and Paul Hines. She is survived by her daughter, Rebecca L. Hartman, Ed.D, R.N., of Latrobe; three sisters, Louise Robinson, of New Mexico, Josephine Ankney, of New Stanton, Lois Bungey, of California; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016, at Frederick Funeral Home Inc., 1543 Ligonier St., Latrobe, PA 15650. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, at the funeral home with Pastor Paul Wise officiating. A private burial will follow in Twin Valley Memorial Park, Delmont.
Memorial contributions ban be made in her name to Westmoreland Manor, 2480 S. Grande Blvd., Greensburg, PA 15601. To purchase flowers or send condolences, visit www.frederickfuneralhome.com