RED LION, Pa. — Bertha Neilson, 90, of Red Lion, Pa., formerly of Northern Cambria, Pa., passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, at York Hospital.
Born April 15, 1922, in Barnesboro, the daughter of Andy and Catherine (Mulato) Kosto. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, James A. Neilson, who died June 30, 1995; son-in-law, Joseph Eshleman; sisters, Betty Gonsman, Cath-erine Sherry, Mary Kosto and Margaret Kosto and brother, Andy Kosto.
She is survived by daughters, Mary C., wife of Mike Moran, of LaVale and Therese A., wife of Bradley Pheasant, of Dallastown Pa.; grandson Ryan Smith and great-grandson, Xzavier Smith.
Bertha was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She was a member of the St. Josephs Catholic Church, Dallastown, and former Christ The King Catholic Church, Northern Cambria.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., Friday at Moriconi Funeral Home, Inc., Northern Cambria.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Prince of Peace Chapel, Northern Cambria.
Interment will be in Holy Cross Cemetery.