Bertha J. Martin 1924-2019

NILES — Bertha J. Martin, 95, died Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, at Hospice of The Valley Hospice House in Poland.

She was born March 22, 1924, in Uniontown, Pa., the daughter of Matthew and Dorothy Sand Putanko.

She had been employed as a P47 and B29 riveter at an assembly plant in Michigan during World War II and was a member of SS. Peter and Paul Byzantine Catholic Church in Warren.

Survivors include sons, James K. Martin, Paul A. Martin and Matthew Martin, all of Niles; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James M. Martin; one brother and six sisters.

Calling hours will be 11 a.m. until the 1 p.m. funeral services Friday at The Joseph Rossi and Sons Funeral Home in Niles.

Burial will be in Pineview Cemetery.