Gertha B. McHatten

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Gertha B. McHatten

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MCHATTEN, Gertha B., 96, CASTLE HILL, April 5, 2012. Arrangements in care of Duncan-Graves Funeral Homes, Presque Isle.

    CASTLE HILL – Gertha B. McHatten, 96, passed away Thursday, April 5, 2012, at her residence. She was born October 16, 1915, the daughter of Peter and Rohamer Richardson. She married Stanley H. McHatten in 1930, and together they farmed fifty-six years in Castle Hill.

    Gertha enjoyed cooking, sewing, knitting and will be remembered for her “Grammy Mittens” by all.
    She is survived by three sons, Dana and his wife, Darlene of Castle Hill, Dale and his wife, Sylvia of Mapleton, Hugh and his wife, Sandra of Castle Hill; ten grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren. She also leaves behind several nieces and nephews, including a special niece, Vella Condon; and two sisters-in-law, Helen Richardson of Columbia, SC, and Maude Allodi of Sarasota, FL.
    In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by four sisters, Leath Ambrose, Daphne Lovley, Leola Ellis, and Musa Craig; and one brother, Alden Richardson.
    Funeral services were conducted 1 p.m., Monday, April 9, 2012, at Duncan-Graves Funeral Home, 30 Church St., Presque Isle, with Shannon Meyer officiating. Friends called from 11:30 a.m. until time of service. Following the service, there was a reception in the gathering area of the funeral home. Arrangements in care of Duncan-Graves Funeral Home. Condolences may be expressed at