Bertha Leier Hunter Saunder'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
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.
LEIER/NOWASKY FAMILY HISTORY