Bertha B. Stahler- Bennick, 89, of New Ringgold, Pa. passed away on Sunday morning, October 13, 2019 in her residence. She was the widow of Vinson C. Stahler who died in 1989 and James Bennick who died in 2017. She was born in West Penn Township, a daughter of the late Milton N. and Mabel (Miller) Bailey. Bertha was employed as a floor worker for the former Fessler Knitting Mill in Orwigsburg, Pa. until retiring in 1994. Her survivors includes two daughters, Donna L. Deem with whom she resided and Joyce A. (Terry W.) Shellhammer, both of New Ringgold; two sons, Jeffrey V. ( Angela) Stahler of New Ringgold and Steven C. (Rita) Stahler of Minersville, Pa; a brother Curtis J. ( Dorothy) Bailey of New Ringgold, Pa; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren and three great-great- grandchildren. She was also predeceased by five brothers; two sisters and a son-in-law Ernest L. Deem. Her Funeral Service will take place on Friday, October 18, 2019 at 11:00 AM in the Robert S. Nester Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 2066 West Penn Pike, New Ringgold, with a calling hour beginning at 10:00 AM. Interment will be in Zions Stone Church Cemetery, New Ringgold with Rev. John Worman officiating. In Lieu of flowers, contributions in her name are requested to the Blue Mountain Christian Retreat, 1 Christian Lane, New Ringgold, Pa. 17960.
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