Louisa Bortree

LEWISBURG – Louisa Bortree, 93, formerly of Riverview Manor, Lewisburg, died at 5 p.m. Friday, July 12, 2013, at the Mount Carmel Senior Living Community.

Born Sept. 1, 1919, in Panther, she was the daughter of the late Leon and Eliza (Beisher) Heberling.

She was preceded in death by: her husband, David Bortree, on July 2, 1998; a brother, Elmer Heberling; and her sisters, Sarah Mae Lanuti and Averille Butler.

Louisa is survived by: her children, Ross D. Bortree, of Hermitage, Ariz., Suzanne Custred and husband, Duane, of Nebo, N.C., Bruce L. Bortree and wife, Donna, of Mount Carmel, and Paul H. Bortree and wife, Sandra, of Olin, N.C.; grandchildren, Vanessa Stine, Jessica Barkin, Bruce Bortree, David Bortree and Amanda Adair; and great-grandchildren, Avery, Kylie, Kizziah, Trynity, Denny and Dylan.

She was a member of the Wagner United Methodist Church and Shawville United Methodist Church.

Her funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 16, 2013, at the Hoenstine Funeral Home, 75 Logan St., Lewistown, with Pastor Steve Swigart officiating. Interment will be in Wagner Cemetery, McClure.

Her family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions in Louisa’s memory can be made to the Wagner United Methodist Church, 6280 U.S. 522 N., McClure, PA 17841.

Online condolences can be offered to the family at www.hellerhoenstinefuneralhome.com.