2013-06-13 / Obituaries

Bertha E. Cooper Fayetteville, 93

Bertha E. Cooper, age 93, of Fayetteville, Pa., died Wednesday, June 5, 2013, at The Village of Laurel Run.

She was born August 17, 1919, in Ayr Township, in Fulton County, Pa., the daughter of the late Charles and Alda (Bishop) Bathalow.

She is survived by two sons: William H. Thomas of Greencastle and Robert J. Thomas of Mercersburg, and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and step-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Alda Bathalow; her first husband, Joseph Thomas; her second husband, Ells-worth Cooper, and one daughter, Martha Thomas.

She was the last surviving member of her family.

A graveside service was held Saturday, June 8, 2013, at 11 a.m., at Union Cemetery. Dr. Rev. Terry Zastovnik officiated.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Village at Laurel Run, 6375 Chambersburg Rd., Fayetteville, Pa.

Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home, McConnellsburg, handled the arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at www.kelso-corneliusfuneralhome.com.

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