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Bertha Henrietta Smith Malesky

New Hanover County, North Carolina, USA
Death 8 Oct 2015 (aged 92)
Plymouth, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Hunlock Creek, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 175483570 · View Source
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Published in Citizens' Voice on Oct. 9, 2015

Bertha Malesky, 92, of Plymouth passed into the hands of the Lord on Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015, at her home.
Born Jan. 25, 1923, in Wilmington, N.C., she was the daughter of the late Henry and Katie Smith.
Bertha was a graduate of Hanover High School, Wilmington, N.C. She was a member of St. Robert Bellarmine Parish, Wilkes-Barre, formerly St. Casimir's Church, Lyndwood, Hanover Township, where she was a member of the Christian Mothers for many years. While at St. Casimir's church, she was very active with many church functions, including the annual parish bazaars.
In past years, she had been employed by the Leader East Nursing Home, Kingston.
She had been involved in local political elections, serving at the Plymouth election polls.
Bertha was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary, Shawnee Post 1425.
Throughout her life, she loved the garden, especially admiring her flowers and birds. She loved spending time with her family, especially baking and making potato pancakes.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Anthony; grandson, Thomas Belcher Jr.; brothers, John and Sam; and sisters, Flora, Coralee and Thelma.
Surviving are her loving children, four grandchildren, two great-grandsons, and many nieces and nephews.
Bertha will be sadly missed by her three cats, Chucky, U.B. and Baby.
The funeral will be held at 9 a.m. Monday from S.J. Grontkowski Funeral Home, 530 W. Main St., Plymouth, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in St. Robert Bellarmine Parish, Wilkes-Barre.
Interment will be in St. Casimir's Cemetery, Muhlenburg.
Family and friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday. - See more at:

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  • Created by: Tom Sidbury
  • Added: 18 Jan 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 175483570
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Bertha Henrietta Smith Malesky (25 Jan 1923–8 Oct 2015), Find A Grave Memorial no. 175483570, citing Saint Casimir's Lithuanian Catholic Cemetery, Hunlock Creek, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Tom Sidbury (contributor 47286430) .