Formerly of Louisville, died on December 22, 2018 in Chicago. She was preceded in death by her parents, Carlos and Raquel Bass.
Bertha was a member of Keneseth Israel Congregation, former president and member of The Sisterhood, and a member of Hadassah of Louisville. She was a Spanish teacher at Tully Elementary and spent her free time as a volunteer at Norton Suburban Hospital.
Bertha is survived by her husband, Edward; children: Samuel (Andrea) Garber and Jeanette (Alan) Zemsky; grandsons: Ryan and Evan Garber; and her sister, Celia (Eitan) Krashin.
Funeral services are at 2 p.m. Monday, December 24, 2018 at Herman Meyer & Son, Inc., 1338 Ellison Avenue with interment to follow in Keneseth Israel Cemetery. Visitation will begin after 1 p.m. Expressions of sympathy to Keneseth Israel Congregation are appreciated.
Burial: Keneseth Israel Cemetery Section E, Lot 440