Laura May Bertschy, 83, of Woodsfield, Ohio passed away Thursday, March 3, 2022 at the Stellar Care Center, Woodsfield, Ohio.
She was born at Cambridge, Ohio on July 29, 1938 a daughter of the late John Edwin Carpenter and Leona Elizabeth Claus Carpenter Skaggs.
Laura was a homemaker and a member of the Woodsfield Church of Christ, Woodsfield, Ohio.
She enjoyed reading, going to play bingo, traveling and was an avid bowler.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by an infant sister; two brothers, Paul Carpenter and Wilbert Carpenter; and a son-in-law, Fred McConnell.
Surviving are her husband, Don Bertschy whom she married on June 28, 1959; one son, Kenny Bertschy of the home; two daughters, Joyce McConnell of Woodsfield, Ohio, Barbara (Rich) Briggs of Woodsfield, Ohio; two brothers, Clayton (Diane) Carpenter of Wooster, Ohio, Clifford (Connie) Carpenter of Tallahassee, Florida; four grandchildren, Craig (Monica) McConnell, Kayla McConnell and her fiancé, Sam Meyer, Travis (Vicky) Briggs, Renea Briggs; four great-grandchildren, Hunter, Tristen, Nick and Adrian.
Friends will be received at the Watters Funeral Home, 37501 State Route 78 West, Woodsfield, Ohio from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Monday, March 7, 2022 where funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, March 8, 2022 with Keith Jones officiating.
Burial will follow in the Oaklawn Cemetery, Woodsfield, Ohio.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Monroe County K-9 Unit, c/o Monroe County Sheriff’s Office, 47129 Moore Ridge Rd., Woodsfield, Ohio 43793.
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