Bertie McConnell Glotz, 83, of Warren, PA., and formerly of

Russell, PA., died Wednesday, September 9, 2015, two months to

the day, after her husband’s death, at the John and Orpha Blair

Hospice Home, surrounded by her loving family. She was born

December 20, 1931 in Warren, PA. She was the daughter of

Arthur and Adeline Spohn McConnell. She was a 1949 graduate

of Warren High School where she helped with all reunions and

monthly luncheons. Bertie was employed for 40 years at G.T.E.

Sylvania, in the Wire department, retiring in 1991. .

She was a member of Holy Redeemer R.C. Church and a former

member of St. Joseph R.C. Church. She loved gardening in her

flower beds and vegetable garden. She was the most happiest,

when she was the busiest, she is remembered as a loving, caring

and kind hard worker, who also was an energetic spit-fire. Bertie

enjoyed nature, going on walks, collecting dolls and angels,

antiques and the history of Warren, decorating, shopping and

loved her animals. She especially enjoyed and loved listening

and dancing with her lover to Polka music. She loved being a

caregiver, especially helping to take care of her mother and sister.

Family was always the center of her life, putting her husband,

daughter and son-in-law, ahead of anything else.

She is survived by her daughter, Andrea Grolemund and

husband, Ray of Kane, PA., her sister, Jane Kitelinger of Warren,

PA., 1 Step Granddaughter – Amy Halvorson and husband,

Chris, 4 Step Great Grandchildren – Travis, Chase, Hailey and

Hannah, all of San Antonio, TX., several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her

husband, Andrew J. Glotz, whom Bertie affectionately called him

“Lover,” who died July 9, 2015 whom she married September 12,

1959 at Holy Redeemer R.C. Church, 5 Brothers – Joseph, Melvin,

Delbert “Pete”, Leo and Charles “Lindy” McConnell, 1 Sister –

Adeline McKelvey.

Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304

East Street, Warren, PA. on Friday, September 11, 2015 from 2 to 4

and 6 to 8 P.M. where a rosary will be recited at 1:30 P.M. and a

vigil service will be conducted at 1:45 P.M.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted on what would

have been their 56th Wedding anniversary, Saturday, September

12, 2015 at 10:00 A.M. at Holy Redeemer R.C. Church, 11 Russell

Street, Warren, PA., with Fr. James Gutting, Pastor, officiating.

Interment will be in St. Joseph R.C. Cemetery. Those wishing to

place memorials may do so through Holy Redeemer Church

Building Fund or Hospice of Warren County, 1 Main Street,

Warren, PA. 16365 or St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 501

St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 . E-mail condolences may be

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