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 Bertha May <I>Paul</I> Risley

Bertha May Paul Risley

Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 15 Jun 1998 (aged 89)
Stroudsburg, Monroe County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial East Stroudsburg, Monroe County, Pennsylvania, USA
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Bertha May Risley
June 15, 1998
Bertha May Risley, 89, of Stroudsburg, died Monday in Laurel Manor, Stroudsburg. She was the wife of the late Kenneth L. Risley.
Born on January 9, 1909, in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Allen and Catherine (Hood) Paul and had lived in the area all of her life. She had worked at Heck's Silk Mill in East Stroudsburg during World War II. She later worked for Wyckoff's Department Store in Stroudsburg and then as a cafeteria worker for the Stroudsburg School District.
She was a member of the Zion United Church of Christ, Stroudsburg, and a member of the Dirigo Sunday School Class. She was a former member of the Stroudsburg Junior Women's Club and the Women's Club of the Stroudsburgs. A volunteer Gray Lady at the Pocono Medical Center, East Stroudsburg, she also assisted with the blood drives with the American Red Cross.
She is survived by a daughter, Barbara J. Tucker, wife of William of Stroudsburg; a son, Kermit "K" James Risley of Salinas, Calif.; a brother, Robert Paul of Stroudsburg; eleven grandchildren; and several great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a son, Gerald Risley.
Private graveside services and burial were held on Friday, June 19, at 2 p.m. in the Prospect Cemetery, East Stroudsburg, with Rev. Kevin E. Fruchtl officiating.
The William H. Clark Funeral Home, was in charge of arrangements.
William H. Clark Funeral Home

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  • Created by: Tom Romano
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  • Find A Grave Memorial 100337003
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Bertha May Paul Risley (9 Jan 1909–15 Jun 1998), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100337003, citing Prospect Cemetery, East Stroudsburg, Monroe County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Tom Romano (contributor 47471526) .