Bertha Matson

MATSON, Bertha Brosky, 96, of Braintree, MA, formerly of Wheeling, WV, died on Wednesday, March 12, 2014.

She was a licensed Practical Nurse and had worked at the Braintree Nursing Home. She was active in politics, kept up with current events and loved to garden.

Bertha was preceded in death by her husband, James J. Matson; and her daughter, Susan M. Nickson.

She was the loving mother of James A. Matson of N. Weymouth, MA and Mary A. Fairbanks of Largo, FL; her devoted sister, Helen B. Petri of Wheeling, WV; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and her dear friend, Lynne Nagle.

Bertha will be sadly missed by all those who were blessed to have known her.

Graveside services will be held at the convenience of the family in the Greenwood Cemetery, Wheeling, WV.

Local arrangements by the Kepner Funeral Home, 166 Kruger St., Wheeling, WV (304-242-2311).

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Marks Evangelical Lutheran Church, 141 Kruger St., Wheeling, WV 26003.

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