RAVENNA - Bertha "Bertie" J. Blocksom, 77, of Ravenna, formerly of Lisbon, died at 3:50 a.m. Monday at Robinson Memorial Hospital, surrounded by her family.
Born June 2, 1937, in Boardman, she was the daughter of the late Walter E. and Zelda Watkins.
She was preceded in death by her husband, A. John Blocksom.
Survivors include her daughters, Kathryn (Dennis) Giacomino of Swanton; Debra (Maurice Peoples) Gallo of Salem; Amy (Richard) Gallo of Akron; Karen (Joyce Adams) Hurd of Kent; her son, Robert (Stacey) Hurd of Stow; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., July 14 at the Eells-Leggett-Stauffer Funeral Home, 215 W. Lincoln Way, Lisbon, with the funeral service following at 1 p.m. with Pastor Pedro Paniagua officiating. Private burial will follow at the Lisbon Cemetery.