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Bertha M. (Albright) Huff, 91, of Lewisburg, formerly of Milton, died Saturday, July 29, 2017, at the Evangelical Community Hospital, Lewisburg.
She was born March 17, 1926, in White Deer, a daughter of the late Harry M. and Esther (Schell) Albright. On April 20, 1946, Bertha married Merrill Huff Jr. and they celebrated 42 years of marriage together until his death on Nov. 27, 1988. Bertha and Jim lived in Milton their entire marriage.

Bertha was a graduate of Watsontown High School Class of 1945.
She was a member of Bethany United Methodist Church, Milton and was a volunteer at Evangelical Community Hospital where she earned her 7000-hour volunteer pin.
Bertha enjoyed traveling, camping all over the country in a tent, reading, quilting, sewing, bowling with her husband, and most of all she enjoyed spending time with her family.

Bertha is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Harry A. and Faith Huff, of Lewisburg; one daughter and son-in-law, Yolanda H. and Ronald Ruth, of Montoursville; three grandchildren, Jacob A. and Jessica Huff, Megan E. Ruth and her companion Jade Badger, and Sarah M. and Justin McIntyre; four great-grandchildren, Kaleb and Kaeden Badger and Lillian and Parker McIntyre; one brother and sister-in-law, Dale and Shirley Albright, of Florida; and one sister, Freda Albright, of Watsontown.
In addition to her parents and husband, Bertha was preceded in death by one brother, Elwood Albright; and six sisters, Isabel Nevel, Janet Welliver, Elnor LaForm, Doris Baumgartner, Phyllis Eisley and Amy Dreisbach.

A public viewing will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Dale Ranck Cremation & Funeral Care, 125 N. Front St., Milton, followed by the funeral at 11, with Pastor William McNeil of Bethany United Methodist Church, Milton, officiating.
Burial will follow in Highland Cemetery, New Columbia.

In leiu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Bethany United Methodist Church, 18 Center St., Milton, PA 17847, or to the American Cancer Society, 1948 E. Third St., Williamsport, PA 17701.

Send online condolences at HeffnerCare.com.
Published on July 31, 2017
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