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Bertha G. Rupert

January 27, 1944 — December 19, 2020

Bertha G. Rupert, 76, of Altoona, died Saturday morning at her residence. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Charles E. and Betty (Langer) Shoeman.

She was preceded in death by two husbands: Joseph S. Finegan III, and Richard H. Rupert.

Surviving are: four children: Joseph (Tammy) Finegan, Pamela Kenney, Robin Finegan, and Michael (Kathy) Rupert; seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and six siblings: Charolette Kauffman, Walter Shoeman, Charles Shoeman Jr., John Shoeman, Terry Shoeman, and Shirley Longnecker.

She was also preceded in death by her grandchildren: Carrie Lynn and Gabrielle; a sister, Ruth Ann Davis; and a brother, Timothy Shoeman.

Bertha enjoyed flea markets, painting artwork, taking care of her flowers and her garden. Bertha especially enjoyed being with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Sister Paula Soup Kitchen c/o St. Vincent DePaul Society, 2201 Union Ave., Altoona, PA 16601.

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, a private service will be held with Pastor Richard N. Henry Jr. officiating. Committal will be at Diehl's Cross Road, Martinsburg.

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