Elverta B. Winters, 97 of Philipsburg, formerly of New Castle, RD Osceola Mills, PA passed away on Monday, November 26, 2012 at the Tyrone Hospital in Tyrone, PA.
She was the daughter of the late Jesse & Sara (Davis) Yarger, born on March 14, 1915 in Woodward Township, PA. She married Ward H. Winter on April 1, 1936 in West Decatur, PA. He preceded her in death on May 8, 2003.
Mrs. Winters was a member of the former New Castle United Methodist Church and was a former member of the Order of the Eastern Star.
She was retired from Charles Navasky & Co. in Osceola Mills, PA and was a graduate of the former Houtzdale High School class of 1934.
In addition to her Parents and Husband, Mrs. Winters was preceded in death by: four sisters, Iva Yarger, Evelyn Benny, Eleanor Mancini and Betty Smith; and three brothers, Wade Yarger, Clark Yarger and Jesse Lee Yarger.
She is survived by: three sons, M. Dean Winters of (Chester Hill) Philipsburg, PA, Kenneth W. Winters & his wife Kay of Hughesville, MD, and Harlan L. Winters & his wife Judy of (New Castle) RD Osceola Mills, PA; a sister, Florence Thompson, Zephyrhills, FL; two brothers, Eugene Yarger & his wife Patricia of Philipsburg, PA, and Duane Yarger & his wife Wilma of Centre Hall, PA; six grandchildren, Harlan L. Winters, Jr., Jeffrey S. Winters, Beth A. Thomas, M. Todd Winters, Cynthia M. Eby, and Christopher D. Winters; twelve great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.
The Funeral Service will be at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 1, 2012 at the New Castle Community Church in (New Castle) RD Osceola Mills, PA, with Pastor Joseph Phillips officiating. Burial will be at the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Brisbin, PA.
Visitation will be on Friday, November 30, 2012 from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Heath Funeral Home in Osceola Mills, PA and at the church on Saturday from 1:00 p.m. until the time of the funeral service.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association – Greater PA Chapter, 3544 N. Progress Ave., Suite 205, Harrisburg, PA 17110.
To sign the online guestbook, go to www.heathfuneral.com.