2018-07-12 / Obituaries

Bertha M. Covert

Shade Gap, 90

Bertha M. Covert, 90, Shade Gap, died Sunday, July 8, 2018, at her residence.

She was born in Fannett Twp., Franklin County, Pa.,October 27, 1927, a daughter of the late Edith (Fortney) and Emory Clouser. She was the wife of Melvin D. “Bill” Covert, whom she married June 28, 1948.

She was a member of Fair Ridge Assembly of God in Shade Gap. She worked at Sagner in McConnellsburg, before working at Empire Kosher in Mifflintown, Pa. Bertha and her husband, Bill, enjoyed making crafts and selling them at local flea markets and craft shows.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by her daughter, Darlene L. (wife of Craig) Dickinson, Shade Gap; sons: Chester M. (husband of Beverly) Covert, St. Thomas; Rick L. (husband of Brenda) Covert, Willow Hill, and Kevin D. (wife of Kathryn) Covert, Shade Gap; sisters: Sarah Overcash, Chambersburg; and Hazel (wife of Donnie) Burge, Cross Keys, Pa.; a brother, Jim Clouser, East Waterford, Pa.; 10 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and two great-greatgrandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Pearl Paige, and brothers: Emory “Sonny,” Paul, John and Russell Clouser.

There will be a visitation Thursday, July 12, from noon to 2 p.m., at Fair Ridge Assembly of God, Shade Gap.

Funeral services will be held at Fair Ridge Assembly of God, Shade Gap, at 2 p.m., Thursday, July 12, with Pastor Richard Harter officiating. Interment will be at Fair Ridge Assembly of God Cemetery, Shade Gap.

Arrangements by Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home Inc., McConnellsburg.

Online condolences at www.howardlsipes.com.

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