Bertha E. (Kolessar) Babish

Born: Sun., Jul. 16, 1922
Died: Fri., May 3, 2019


Tue., May 07, 2019
Location: Mount Olivet Cemetery


9:00 AM to 10:00 AM, Tue., May 07, 2019
Location: Gubbiotti Funeral Home, LLC.

Gathering of Family and Friends

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM, Tue., May 07, 2019
Location: Gubbiotti Funeral Home,LLC

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Bertha E. Babish, 96, formerly of West Pittston, passed away on Friday May 3, 2019 at the Highland Manor Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, Exeter.

Born in Exeter, she was the daughter of the late John and Mary Ormandy Kolessar.

Bertha lived her whole life in Harding, prior to her stay at Highland Manor.  She was well known in her community and touched the lives of many people.

She will be greatly missed by her immediate family members and extended loved ones.

She was a former member of Immaculate Conception Church ( Corpus Christi Parish), West Pittston.

Preceding her in death were her husband Nicholas in 1964 and her beloved son Nicholas, who resided in California and passed away in 1997.

Surviving are her loving  daughter, Barbara Conigliaro, Hanover Twp and adoring granddaughters Susan Wright, Seattle, Washington, Sandra and her husband Stacey Zdanavage, Mttop, Sharon Baddick, Mttop, and Catherine and her husband Matthew Lipo, West Wyoming., 7 great grandchildren and 2 great  great-grandsons.

She also has a brother surviving, Thomas Kolessar, Wyoming.

Relatives and friends are invited to a visitation and funeral services to be held on Tuesday at 9am at the Gubbiotti Funeral Home, LLC, 1030 Wyoming Ave., Exeter.

The Msgr. John Sempa, pastor of Corpus Christi Parish will officiate at services at 10:00am at the funeral home.

Interment will follow at Mount Olivet Roman Catholic Cemetery, Carverton.

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Mary Ann Jake Ferlick
   Posted Mon May 13, 2019
Barbara and family … just happened upon this obituary and was saddened to see it. My sympathy to all. Was thinking of her just last week … I guess she wanted me to know she passed! We hope they are all celebrating together and catching up now. Again, my sympathy to you and your family.

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