Bertha Mackall

EAST PALESTINE – Bertha E. Mackall, 90, of Bye Road died 7:10 a.m. Tuesday at Salem Regional Medical Center.

Mrs. Mackall was born Dec. 29, 1923 in Beaver Falls, Pa., the daughter of the late Ludwig W. and Julianna Frederick Renn.

She was a homemaker and a member of Negley United Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel Mackall; a son, Larry Mackall; five sisters and three brothers.

Survivors include two sons, Dale Mackall and Gary Mackall both of East Palestine; three sisters, Julianna Crowd of South Beaver, Pa., Hattie Childs of Darlington, Pa., and Alice Tuffs of New Brighton, Pa.; seven grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at the Van Dyke-Swaney-Rettig Funeral Home, with Robert Helbeck, minister, officiating. Burial will follow in Crest Haven Memorial Gardens.

Calling hours will be 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Caring Hands Food Ministry.