Bertha Lee Ross, 79, of Tiffin, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, at Stein Hospice Care Center, Sandusky.
She was born Jan. 26, 1933, in Louisville, Ky., to Ruffus and Eva (Perkins) Jones. She married William E. Ross July 21, 1951, in Kentucky, and he preceded her in death.
She is survived by her daughter, Linda (Eric) Stearns of Tiffin; four grandchildren, Jimmy, Kirk and Dana Ross and Matthew Stearns; four brothers, Paul (Ruth) Jones of Republic, Porter Jones of Somerset, Ky., Noble Jones of Tiffin and Robert (Thelma) Jones of Stearns, Ky.
She also was preceded in death by her parents and a son, Daniel R. Ross.
Bertha worked at Tiffin Glass as a selector. Her favorite pastimes were crocheting and quilting, but most important to her was spending time with her daughter and grandchildren.
There will be no visitation or services at this time. A private celebration of life gathering for family will be at a later date.
Mann-Hare-Hoening Funeral Home, 407 N. Countyline St., Fostoria, is handling arrangements.
Memorial contributions are requested to Stein Hospice, Sandusky.
Online expressions of sympathy may be made by visiting www.mannharefh.com.