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Bertha Jane Ebert

September 4, 1934 ~ October 31, 2020 (age 86)


Bertha Jane Ebert, age 86, passed away on Saturday, October 31, 2020 at her home in Ballston Spa with her family at her side.

She was born on September 4, 1934 in Port Henry, NY, the daughter of the late Royal French and Helen Reed French.

Bertha was a Nurse’s Aide in the Capital District for many years.  Being an Aide was her calling, during her career she had the honor and privilege, to care for patients who were amazing people; they often gave her the strength and courage to get through her journey and desire to return to the work of caring for others.  She also worked in housekeeping at several hotels in the Saratoga area.  She also enjoyed bowling, bingo and card games. Her most cherished was time spent with her family and friends. 

Bertha is survived by her sons, Alvin Provanchie, Joseph Provanchie (Penny), and Gerald Provanchie (Cindy); daughters, Elizabeth Sweet (Mike), Karen Baker (Ronnie), Victoria Kilburn (David); stepson James Ebert; stepdaughter Kelli Roselan (Adam); siblings, Brian French, Beverly Higgins, Barry French, Bonita Robsky, Brent French, Beth Trombley, Boyd French, Bernadette Bink, Barbette West and many nieces, nephews, cousins, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Bertha is preceded in death by her beloved husbands, Charles Provanchie and Edward Ebert, son, Charles Provanchie; siblings, Betty Dobert, Bernard French, Bernice Elethorp, Benjamin French, Bruce French, and Brenda French.

Friends and family may call on Wednesday, November 4th from 10:30 am to 11:45 am at Compassionate Funeral Care, 402 Maple Ave, Saratoga Springs, NY.

Interment following visitation will be held at 12:30 pm at Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery, 200 Duell Road, Schuylerville, NY 12871

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Bertha can be made to the Saratoga Community Hospice, 179 Lawrence St, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

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November 4, 2020

10:30 AM to 11:45 AM
Compassionate Funeral Care
402 Maple Avenue
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

Graveside Service
November 4, 2020

12:30 PM
Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery
200 Duell Road
Schuylerville, NY 12871

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