Bertha Parker

Obituary of Bertha Elmira Parker

Bertha Elmira Parker, 93, of Bellefonte, died Tuesday, January 7, 2020, at Mount Nittany Medical Center. Born August 8, 1926, in State College, she was the daughter of the late Raymond and Melinda Miller Rudy. On November 7, 1943 she married Randolph F. Parker, who preceded her in death on August 12, 2013. She is survived by two children, Thomas Parker and his wife, Betsy, of Bellefonte, and Nancy Stere and her husband Bill, of Unionville; two grandchildren, Aaron Parker and his wife, Becky, and Pamela Fike and her husband, John; two step-grandchildren, Megan Field and her husband Drew, Michelle Corey; three great-grandchildren, Samantha, Liberty, and Eden, and a sister, Greta Klinefelter. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by nine siblings and numerous nieces and nephews. Bertha attended State College High School and worked for the State College School District in the cafeteria and at Penn State University as a Bookkeeper. She was a member of the Mount Nittany United Methodist Church. Visitation will be Sunday, January 12, 2020 from 2-4pm at Koch Funeral Home, 2401 S. Atherton Street, State College, PA. Funeral will be Monday, January 13, 2020 at 11am at Koch Funeral Home with Reverend Carl Hill officiating. Burial will be in Centre County Memorial Park. Memorial Contributions may be made in Bertha's honor to Mount Nittany United Methodist Church, 1500 E. Branch Road, State College, PA 16801, The American Heart Association, heart.org/donate, or a charity of the donor's choice. Arrangements are under the care of Koch Funeral Home, State College. Online condolences and signing of the guest book may be entered at www.kochfuneralhome.com or visit us on Facebook.
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Sunday
12
January

Visitation at Funeral Home

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sunday, January 12, 2020
Koch Funeral Home
2401 S. Atherton St.
State College, Pennsylvania, United States
Monday
13
January

Funeral Service

11:00 am
Monday, January 13, 2020
Koch Funeral Home
2401 South Atherton Street
State College, Pennsylvania, United States
Monday
13
January

Final Resting Place

Monday, January 13, 2020
Centre County Memorial Park
1032 Benner Pike
State College, Pennsylvania, United States
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