Bertha Florence "Berty" Seal, 96 of Clear Spring, Maryland, passed away, Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at Meritus Medical Center, Hagerstown.
Born August 15, 1921 in Shenandoah, Va., she was the daughter of the late Wayne Gerard and Flora Ellen (Yager) Hughes.
She was a member of the Grove Hill United Methodist Church, Grove Hill, (Page County) Shenandoah, Va.
She loved the outdoors, working crossword puzzles and donated to animal charity's.
Bertha was employed at Fairchild Aircraft and LAiglon Dress Factory.
She is survived by her step daughter, Dixie L. Sirbaugh and husband, Dick; niece, Pamela Hughes Harbaugh and husband, Barry; nephews Carl (Eddie) Hughes and wife, Mona; Kenneth W. Hughes, and wife Tricia; Timothy L. Hughes and wife, Michelle; niece Sarah McCorkle and husband Matthew; step-grandson Lee L. Smith (P.J.) and wife, Sara; step granddaughters, Deanna Casto and husband, Rich; Katie Sirbaugh Mazur and husband, Steve; Kim Casto and husband, Ron; Chininnia Devor and husband, Gary; several great nieces and great nephews; two wonderful friends Barb Shirk and Pat Violet and many other good neighbors over the hill.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Leon Seal, Sr. in 2009; brothers Edward Hughes, John and James Hughes; sister Velva Aline Zimmerman; step son Edward L. Seal Jr.
A funeral service will be held on Saturday, June 30, 2018 at 1:00 P.M. at Rest Haven Funeral Home, 1601 Pennsylvania Avenue, Hagerstown with Rev. Mark C. Mooney officiating.
Burial will follow in Rest Haven Cemetery.
Friends and family will be received one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made in Berthas name to the: Clear Spring Ambulance Club, P.O. Box 61, Clear Spring, MD 21722 or the Humane Society-Washington County, 13011 Maugansville Road, Hagerstown, MD 21740.