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Bertha E. McMinn


Bertha E. McMinn, 90, of Middletown, Pa., entered into eternal rest on Thursday, August 29, 2019 at Masonic Village, Elizabethtown, Pa. She was the widow of William P. McMinn.

Bertha was born on July 7, 1929 in Middletown, Pa. to the late John F. and Bertha E. (Erisman) Gotshall.

Bertha was a member of New Beginnings Church, Middletown and The Riverside Chapel, where she was a member of the Rebecca Sunday School Class. She also was a member of the Wednesday Girls Bowling League for over 50 years. Bertha loved to garden and had a beautiful rose garden. One of her greatest joys was spending time with her family and friends.

She is survived by her son, William D. McMinn and wife Jane of Mount Joy; her daughters, Linda S. Waple of Middletown and Janice L. Stoner and husband John of Granger, Ind.; two brothers, Jim Gotshall and Fred Gotshall and wife Joanne, all of Elizabethtown; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

Bertha was preceded in death by her husband and her granddaughter, Michelle L. Waple.

A service will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, September 7, 2019 at her church at 630 South Union St., Middletown, Pa. Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. on Saturday at the church.

Burial will be in Middletown Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, please send memorial contributions to the Riverside Chapel, 630 S. Union St., Middletown, PA 17057.

Matinchek Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc, 260 East Main St., Middletown, Pa. has been entrusted to handle the arrangements.

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