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Bertha Leier Hunter Saunder's Certificate of Death

Bertha Leier's Certificate of Death

Bertha Leier's Certificate of Death

Name: Bertha Saunders

Date of death: March 12, 1941

Age: 51 years, 1 month, 2 days

Usual residence: 14 Spruce St., Westerly, R. I.

Birthplace: Brooklyn, NY

Marital Status: Married

Spouse: Hobart Clark Saunders

Date of birth: February 10, 1890

Occupation: Housewife

Father's name: Leir; Germany

Mother's name: Amelia; Germany

Place of death: 14 Spruce St., Westerly, R. I.

Cause of death: Pulmonary Tuberculosis 1933

Informant: Hobart C. Saunders, Husband

Cemetery: River Bend, Westerly, R. I.

Date of burial:

Undertaker: E. T. Avery, Avery Funeral Service

Bertha (Birdie) Leier was actually born February 12, 1890, the daughter of Lawrence Leier and Amelia Nowasky. She married Laurence Burton Hunter on Christmas Eve 1918. They had one child, Ruth Hunter, born August 9, 1919. By 1925, they were living in Westerly, Rhode Island. Sometime after 1930, Laurence and Birdie divorced. Birdie remarried, to 66-year-old widower, Hobart Clarke Saunders, in Westerly. Two years after Birdie's death, Hobart died. Hobart, Birdie and Hobart's first wife, Alice (Allie) Stannard are buried together at River Bend Cemetery in Westerly.