Bertha Hubert (Nee Baumhauer), age 91, of Chatham, NJ, passed away Tuesday, December 7, 2021, peacefully at home with her daughter, Christa Clark by her side.
Born on August 9, 1930, in Kelsterbach, Germany, she was the daughter of the late Gustav and Maria Baumhauer. Bertha was the oldest of five siblings.
Bertha met her husband, Harold Hubert in Germany while he was serving in the Armed Forces. They courted and then married on November 13, 1948. After their wedding they flew to the United States and resided in Newton, NJ, Whitehouse Sta., NJ, Warner Robins, GA and finally in Chatham, NJ.
Bertha taught herself English and became an American Citizen on November 26, 1963.
Bertha loved to bowl, play bingo, play Mahjong, Canasta, Poker, UNO and loved to knit. She would knit blankets, baby hats and donate them to the newborn unit in the hospital. She also made hats, gloves, scarfs, shawls and mittens for her friends and family.
Bertha worked for many years, her last job was at Walmart in Warner Robins, GA. She worked there for 20 years and then retired.
Bertha and her husband, Harold traveled and went back and forth to Germany to visit her family and friends. After the passing of her husband in 2006, Bertha visited her home land and in 2012, moved to Chatham, NJ, to live with her daughter, Christa Clark.
Bertha loved spending time with family and friends and would often go shopping and the movies with her friends. To Bertha, family always came first and she loved spending time with them. Bertha could be found at the Senior Center two or three days a week. She was very active in the knitters club, Mahjong and Canasta.
Bertha had three children, Christa Clark of Chatham, Harold G. Hubert (Butch) deceased, and Frank Hubert and his wife, Lori of Ohio. She is also survived by six grandchildren, Bonnie Feliciano and her husband, Andres of Clifton, Sherry Petty of Tennessee, Harold Hubert of Georgia, Sabrina Hubert of Georgia, Jonathan Hubert of Pennsylvania and Mathew Hubert of Alabama, and four Great-Grandchildren.
Visitation will take place on Sunday, December 12, 2021 at 1-5 pm at Bradleys.
In lieu of flowers, donations in honor of Bertha may be sent to the Chatham Volunteer Fire Dept and/or the Chatham Emergency Squad.