Bertha Marie (Janes) Farringer

Bertha Marie (Janes) Farringer, 79, of New Philadelphia, passed away October 22, 2013 at her home following a brief illness.  Born January 3, 1934 in Marysville, Ohio, she was the daughter of Wilbur and Francis Janes. 

Bertie was a long-time member of the New Philadelphia chapter of Eastern Star.  She was an avid gardener and enjoyed reading, playing cards and doing crafts, from crochet to her famous pinecone wreaths. 

She was a full-time wife to William Farringer, whom she married on November 8, 1954.  She will be dearly missed by daughter, Terri Lyn (Todd) McClave of Dennison; Grandchildren J0essica (Chris) Ham of Parker, CO, Tyler (Eva) McClave of New Philadelphia and Erin (Marlin) Miller-McClave of Uhrichsville; and Great-grandchildren Nora, Adelyn, Emma, Delila, Ellison and Bennett.  Numerous nieces and nephews also survive her. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, a sister, Virginia McCarter, and a great-grandson, William. 

In accordance with Bertha’s wishes, cremation will take place at the Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral home and a private family service will be held at Union Cemetery. 
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Community Hospice of Tuscarawas County, 716 Commercial Avenue SW, New Philadelphia, OH 44663 or at .

The family would like to thank the staff at Hospice for their wonderful care and support during Bertha’s final days. 
Those wishing to do so may send the family a personal condolence and light a candle in remembrance of Bertha by visiting the funeral home website at

Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home


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