BERTHA Blumenthal,94,died peacefully on Saturday, August 29, at the Hebrew
home of Greater Washington . She was born in Bensheim, Germany to Louis
and Schnenny Reiss and suffered the indignities of the beginning of the Nazi
Era. She fled with her family to New York in 1935, where she worked odd
jobs until she met and married the love of her life, Arthur. They moved to
Toms River, NJ, where they raised 3 children, Helen, and Michael (Carla) of
New York City, and Susan Koss (Rabbi Saul) of Silver Spring. The family
moved back to New York and a few years after Arthur died, Bertha moved to
Silver Spring. In addition to her children, she is survived by 6
grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren, and a great great granddaughter.
Donations may be made in her memory to the Hebrew Home of Greater
Washington, the Berman Hebrew Academy, or JPDS.
AUG 31. 1:30 PM
Beth El Cemetery
735 Forest Avenue
Paramus, NJ, 07652