Bertha A. Foedisch


Bertha A. Foedisch 97 of Albany, passed away Friday, March 16, 2012. Born in Johnsonville, December 17, 1914, she was the daughter of the late John and Katherine Grose. Bertha was a licensed practical nurse working in several Albany area hospitals and later became a private duty nurse. Bertha was a communicant of the Parish of the Mater Christi. She enjoyed traveling, crafts, gardening and taking care of her yard.

She was predeceased by her husband George and her brothers and sisters. Bertha is survived by three nieces, Kathleen Mattrazzo (Rick) of Ballston Spa, Dolores Scotti (Joseph) of Clifton Park and Diane Grose of Clifton Park, two great nephews, Christopher Scotti and Kevin Scotti, and dear friend, Mary Brunet of Albany.

Funeral services will be held 10:30am Wednesday, March 21 at the Parish of Mater Christi, 40 Hopewell Street, Albany, where a mass of Christian burial will be celebrated. A calling hour will precede the mass from 9:30-10:30am at the church. Burial will follow in Westerlo Central Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Parish of Mater Christi, 40 Hopewell Street, Albany, NY 12208.