Bertha H. Botek

February 8, 1926 ~ February 24, 2022 (age 96)


Bertha H. “Blondie” Botek, 96, of Minersville, passed away early Thursday morning at the Green Valley Skilled Nursing and Rehab Center, Pottsville.

Born in Drawno, Poland she was a daughter of the late Clement and Helena Buda.

 She was educated in schools in Poland. She was a member of Holy Family Parish, Minersville. She was a retired garment worker.

 In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death in 2011 by her husband Andrew Botek. She was the last living sibling of her brothers and sisters.

 She is survived by her niece Mary Ann Kline and her husband Thomas, Minersville; a sister-in-law Rose Downey and her husband Tony, Pottsville; also nieces and nephews here and  in Poland and Australia.

 Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Matthew the Evangelist Church of Holy Family Parish, 139  Spruce St., Minersville at 10 AM Thursday.  Relatives and friends may call at the Donald J. Butler Funeral Home, 328 Sunbury St., Minersville on Thursday from 8AM to 9:30 AM. Internment will be in Immaculate Conception Cemetery, St. Clair. . 

The family would prefer remembrances in the form of contributions in memory of Bertha to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tn. 38105. Contributions will be accepted at the funeral home. To offer condolences to the family or to light a candle in Bertha’s memory, visit us at

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March 3, 2022

8:00 AM to 9:30 AM
Donald J. Butler Funeral Home
328 Sunbury St.
Minersville, PA 17954

Mass of Christian Burial
March 3, 2022

10:00 AM
St. Matthew the Evangelist
139 Spruce St
Minersville, PA 17954

Interment following funeral service
March 3, 2022

Immaculate Conception Cemetery
East Caroline St.
St. Clair, PA 17970


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501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
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