Vergie A. Rath

Date of Death: 11/21/2017

Vergie A. Rath

December 1, 1928-November 21, 2017

Vergie A. Rath, 88, Martinsburg, formerly of Hollidaysburg, passed away Tuesday at The Village at Morrison’s Cove.  She was born in Tyrone, daughter of the late Carl J. and Elizabeth Jane (Cutshall) Haslett.  On June 14, 1950, she married Andrew Rath, who preceded her in death in 1979.

Surviving are; two nephews:  Carl Haslett, NJ and Thomas Haslett, CA; a niece, Karen Haslett, Altoona; as well as several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by; seven brothers:  Thomas, Byard, Donald, Harvey and Franklin Haslett, Robert Wilt and James Moran and three sisters:  Mary E. Haslett, Marjorie Hazlett and Isabelle Osborne.  Vergie was the last of her family.

She graduated from Altoona High School.  She retired as a quality inspector at Tritex Sportswear with over 25 years of service.

She was a member of St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church of Martinsburg.  She enjoyed country music, playing the guitar and her church activities.

 A Memorial Service will be celebrated at 4 p.m., Friday, December 1, 2017 at St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church of Martinsburg, by Reverend Linda Banascak and Pastor Ed Harshbarger. Interment will be at Fairview Cemetery, Martinsburg.

The family suggests that memorial contributions can be made in Vergie’s memory to the American Diabetes Association, Pittsburgh Office, 300 Penn Center Blvd., Suite 602, Pittsburgh, PA  15235.

Arrangements by The Stevens Mortuary, Inc.

www.stevensfamilyfuneralhomes.com

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