HERMON - Bertha J. McFarlin, 88, died Feb. 8, 2013, at her home. She was born Jan. 28, 1925, in Portage, the daughter of Joseph and Angela (York) Boulier.
Bertha worked in the shoe manufacturing industry for many years and had lived in Carmel and most recently in Hermon. She loved her family and enjoyed listening to music and reading. She was deeply loved and respected by everyone.
Surviving are two sons, Percy R. McFarlin Jr. of North Carolina and Mac McFarlin and his wife, Lori, of Etna; one brother, Joseph Boulier; 12 grandchildren, including Tammy Harrington; many great-grandchildren, several great-great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Percy R. McFarlin Sr.; and by a son, Stanley "Mike" McFarlin.
A celebration of life will be held at a later date and family and friends will be contacted. For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to Beacon Hospice, 304 Hancock St., Suite 3A, Bangor, ME 04401.