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Bernadette M. (Bator) Holt

April 12, 1944 ~ October 26, 2021 (age 77)


Bernadette M. Holt, 77, of Pulaski, PA passed away the evening of October 26, 2021 at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Youngstown, Ohio.

Bernadette was born April, 12, 1944 in Sharon, PA. She was the daughter of the late Andrew and Cecelia (Mittal) Bator. Bernadette was married to the late Ronald E. Holt. He preceded her in death on May 15, 2009. They were married for 44 years. Mrs. Holt was of the Catholic faith. She was a graduate of New Wilmington High school, class of 1962.

Mrs. Holt retired after numerous years as Teachers –Aid with Special Needs students at the MIU-4 in Greenville, PA. She was an avid collector of Hallmarks. Bernie enjoyed playing cards and going to bingo with her sister-in-law Marlene. She loved to travel especially with her late husband and family. Mrs. Holt enjoyed volunteering at St. Paul’s nursing home on Mondays. Bernie loved to spend time with her four grandchildren.

Bernadette is survived by two sons, Jeffrey A. (Debbie) Holt of New Castle, PA, and Timothy E. Holt of Pulaski, PA; two brothers, Eugene (Karen) Bator of Diamond, OH, and Robert (Lynda) Bator of Bluffton, SC; sister, Kathleen (David) Calko of Mineral Ridge, OH; sister-in-law, Marlene Shockey of Hermitage, PA; four grandchildren, Logan Holt, Ryan Holt, Andrew Holt, and Lilly Holt; and numerous loving cousins.

In addition to her parents and husband Ronald, Bernadette was preceded by her brother, Joseph Bator.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, October 30, 2021 from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Noga Funeral Home Inc. 1142 Mill Street, New Castle, PA.

A Celebration of Life service will be held on Monday morning, November 1, 2021 at 10:30 a.m. at New Life Baptist Church, 3414 S. R. 208, New Wilmington, PA. Burial will be in Haywood Cemetery. Donations can be made in her name to the New Life Baptist Church or Susan G. Koman Foundation for breast cancer research. 

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October 30, 2021

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Noga Funeral Home, Inc.
P.O Box 190, 1142 S Mill St.
New Castle, PA 16103

Celebration of Life
November 1, 2021

10:30 AM
New Life Baptist Church (New Castle, New Wilmington, PA)

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