CONNEAUTVILLE, Pennsylvania (MyValleyTributes) – Bertha Marie Royal, 90, of 9108 State Highway, Conneautville, Pennsylvania, formerly of Hartstown, Pennsylvania passed away peacefully at 5:15 a.m. on Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at Rolling Fields Nursing Home in Conneautville.
Bertha was born in Hartstown, Pennsylvania on February 14, 1930 to the late Clarence I. and Eva Marie (Calvin) Kitch.
She was a graduate of Penn High School in Greenville.
On February 14, 1951, Bertha married John W. Royal at Zion’s Reformed Church in Greenville, Pennsylvania. He preceded her in death on September 16, 2008.
Bertha was a lifetime member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 3374, Hempfield Township and served many years in the auxiliary.
She enjoyed reading, solving crossword puzzles on the computer, Facebook, playing sudoku and picture puzzles.
Surviving are two sons, John W. “Jody” Royal, Jr. and Jeffery B. Royal, both of Hartstown, Pennsylvania; four grandchildren, Rebeka Marie Yoder of Oregon, Elisabeth Ann Ivie of Jamestown, Pennsylvania, John Cody Ivie of Mississippi and Timothy Torma and his children of Lawrenceville, Georgia; five great-grandchildren, Jordan Lynn Herrick of Meadville, Pennsylvania, Paul Russell Yoder of Oregon, Emily Elisabeth Yoder of Oregon, Benjamin Michael Mayfield of Jamestown, Pennsylvania and Katlyn Ivie of Jamestown, Pennsylvania; a great-great-grandson, Liam Herrick of Meadville, Pennsylvania and three sisters-in-law, Naomi Royal of Arkansas, Marcella Royal of Texas and Jo Ann Wilson of Greenville, Pennsylvania.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Christine L. Torma.
Visitation will be held Monday, June 8, 2020, 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Osborne-Williams Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., 73-75 Columbia Avenue, Greenville.
A funeral service will be held in the funeral home, at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 9, 2020, with Pastor Doug Tucker, officiating.
Burial will follow at Shenango Valley Cemetery, Greenville, Pennsylvania
Memorial contributions can be made to: Feeding Pennsylvania, 939 E. Park Drive #200, Harrisburg, PA 17111 or https://feedingpa.org/.
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