Bertha A. Green, 98, passed away June 28, 2010, at the Riverside Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Newcomerstown

Bertha was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother. She was a homemaker and a wonderful mother to her children. She enjoyed spending time with her family, cooking, gardening and she loved her flowers.

She will be sadly missed very much by all who had the pleasure of knowing her.

Bertha was born to the late Francis and Viola (Boyer) Cognion in Coshocton County on May 12, 1912.

She is survived by five sons, her devoted son, Paul Green, whom she resided with before her illness, Charles Green of West Lafayette, George (Martha) Green of West Lafayette, Bill (Kathy) Green of Newcomerstown and Raymond Green of West Lafayette; eight daughters, Pauline (Gary) Russell of Newcomerstown, Emma Mullet of Fresno, Edna (David) Patterson of West Lafayette, Nora (Ed) Groff of Newcomerstown, Betty (Kenneth) Troyer of Barberton, Bertha (Tom) Dusenberry of West Lafayette, Carolyn (Eric) Johnston of Plainfield and Rosemary (Jim) Abel of New Philadelphia; 42 grandchildren, 71 great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great grandchildren.

Along with her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Roe S. Green, who passed away Feb. 27, 1971, and whom she married Aug. 12, 1931, in Willsburg, W.Va., by the Rev. Charles G. Cogley; one son Roy S. Green Jr.; one daughter, Mary Snell; two infant sons; one sister, Clara Sturtz; and four brothers, Ambrose, James, Walter and Harold Cognion.

Private services will be held at Addy Funeral Home, Newcomerstown, with the Rev. Chauncey Eggan officiating. Burial will be in the Mt. Zion Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the donor's favorite charity.

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