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Bertha I. (Zimmerman) Reichert

December 13, 1920 ~ October 2, 2018 (age 97)

Bertha I. Reichert
October 2, 2018
Bertha I. Reichert, 97, of Pine Grove,  passed away on Tuesday, October 2, 2018 in the Tremont Health & Rehab Center.
Born on December 13, 1920  in Ravine,  she was a daughter of the late Andrew and Carrie M. Yorty Zimmerman.
Bertha worked in the kitchen at Rest Haven Nursing Home, Schuylkill Haven.
She was a member of the Schuylkill Church of the Brethren in Pine Grove, the former Mary E. Moore Chapter No. 372 Order of the Eastern Star in Pine Grove, Cressona Chapter No. 367 Order of the Eastern Star, Pine Grove Senior Citizens and Weight Watchers.
Preceding her in death were her husband, Garfield G. Reichert;  two great grandchildren, Hannah Levan and Kyle Umbenhauer;  7 sisters, Lucy Beach, Annie Heffner, Beulah Wise, Alma Butler, Florence Reichert,  Edna Zimmerman, Miriam Beach, 7 brothers, Warren, Andrew,  Roy, Clayton, Edwin, Ralph, and Howard Zimmerman.
Surviving are four sons, Garfield G. Reichert, Jr. of Jonestown,  Milton H. Reichert, Ralph R.and wife Lucille Reichert, Dale L. and wife Ann Reichert, all of Pine Grove;  13 grandchildren, many great grandchildren, many great great grandchildren;  a sister, Jennie Ross of Hummelstown.
Funeral Services will be held on Monday, October 8, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. at the Schuylkill Church of the Brethren, 347 Sweet Arrow Lake Rd., Pine Grove with Pastor Richard Hoffman and Steve Ginder officiating.  There will be a viewing on Monday, October 8, 2018, from 9:00 A.M. - 11:00 A.M. at the Church.   Interment will follow in the Church of the Brethren Cemetery, Pine Grove.
In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer contributions be made to either the Schuylkill Church of the Brethren, 347 Sweet Arrow Lake Rd. Pine Grove, PA 17963, or the Brethren in Christ Church, 219 N. Pine St. Tremont, PA 17981 in her memory.
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Donations may be made to:

Schuylkill Church of the Brethren
347 Sweet Arrow Lake Rd., Pine Grove PA 17963

Brethren in Christ Church
219 N. Pine St., Tremont PA 17981

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