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Bertha R. Shaw Knowles
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Birth: Feb. 15, 1902
Washington County
Maine, USA
Death: Jun. 1, 1995
Multnomah County
Oregon, USA

Obituary from The Oregonian, June 4, 1995, pg. D10:

Bertha Knowles

A graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 7, 1995, in Lone Fir Cemetery.

Mrs. Knowles died June 1 at age 93.

She was born Feb. 15, 1902, in Harrington, Maine.

Mrs. Knowles moved to Portland from Boston in 1967.

Survivors are her daughter, Dolores Hollamon of Portland; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Remembrances: American Cancer Society.

Arrangements: Ross Hollywood Chapel.

[Note: according to various records, Bertha was married four times: 1) Charles E. VanMeter (7/25/1926, Portland, ME), three daughters, Corinne, Dolores and Virginia; 2) Carl V. Abrey (7/22/1943, Portland, ME); 3) Lemont A. Fickett (2/17/1951, Millbridge, ME) and 4) David Knowles (9/24/1968, Vancouver, WA). Her daughter, Dolores Matteson Hollamon, died in 2002; daughter Virginia Wiley died in 1984 and daughter Corinne died in 1993, all 3 in Portland, Oregon, burials unknown.]
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  William J Shaw (1863 - 1931)
  Lillian E Shaw (1867 - 1961)
  David Ora Knowles (1906 - 1974)*
*Calculated relationship
Lone Fir Pioneer Cemetery
Multnomah County
Oregon, USA
Plot: Grave 2N, Lot 212, Section 7M
Created by: Airrow
Record added: Jun 03, 2007
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Bertha R. <i>Shaw</i> Knowles
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Bertha R. <i>Shaw</i> Knowles
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