Bertha B. Kopp
05/09/1924 - 03/05/2017

Bertha B. Kopp, 92, of New Oxford and formerly of McSherrystown, entered into God’s eternal care on Sunday, March 5, 2017, at the Brethren Home Community in New Oxford. She was the wife of Gerald A. Kopp who died November 6, 1999.  Born May 9, 1924 in New Oxford, she was the daughter of the late James J. and Anna Mary (Sanders) Small.  Bertha was retired from the Hanover Shoe Co. and previously worked many years at Sylvania Shoe Co. in McSherrystown. She was a member of Annunciation BVM Catholic Church in McSherrystown. Bertha enjoyed playing cards and spending time with her family and friends, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  Surviving are two sons; William G. Kopp and wife Karen of Gettysburg and James A. Kopp and wife Penny of Hanover, 4 grandchildren; Michael, Richard, Travis and Corey Kopp and 3 great-grandchildren; Madison, Trenton and Bryson Kopp and a brother Pius “Butch” Small and his wife Sandy of McSherrystown. She was preceded in death by14 siblings; Anna, Mary, Paul, Bernard, Pauline, Raymond, Helen, James, Robert, Richard, Charles, Doris and Theresa Small and Marie Wienand.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10 a.m. Thursday, March 9, 2017 at Annunciation Church, McSherrystown, with Rev. Charles Persing as celebrant. Burial will follow in Annunciation Cemetery, McSherrystown. Friends and relatives will be received Wednesday from 6 to 8 pm at Murphy Funeral Home, 501 Ridge Ave., McSherrystown, with a prayer service at 8 pm.  Serving as pallbearers will be her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  Contributions in memory of Bertha may be made to Annunciation Church Memorial Fund, 26 N. Third St., McSherrystown, PA 17344.

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Posted at:03/07/2017 11:11 am
Bill Brooks -
Heartfelt condolences Jim, Corey and family from the Bill and the entire Hanover CC golf course crew.

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