Martha Litra died Thursday, October 13, 2011 at her son’s home in Redhook, NY. Born in McKeesport, August 1, 1915, age 96. Formerly of McKeesport, she was employed by the Auberle Memorial Home for Boys, was a member of the Shangri-La Condominium Association, Largo, FL; St. Cecilia’s Catholic Church, Clearwater, FL; St. Sebastian’s Catholic Church, Woodside, Queens, NY; and was a member of the former St. Mary’s German Church in McKeesport.
Daughter of the late Wenzel and Marie Ulrich Kugler, wife of the late Frank Bernard Litra, she is survived by 3 sons, Frank Litra of Lakeland, FL, Herman Litra of Greenville, SC, and Raymond Litra of Redhook, NY; 2 daughters, Catherine Donaldson of Houston, TX and Marianne Serrano of NYC, NY; 15 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren; and was preceded in death by her brothers and sisters, Rose, Frank, Katherine, and Walter.
Friends will be received in the Hunter Funeral Home, Inc., 1600 Coursin Street. McKeesport, PA 15132 on Friday, October 28 from 2-4 & 7-9 PM. A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Saturday, October 29 at 10:00 AM in Corpus Christi Church by the Rev. Stephen Kresak. Interment will follow in St. Mary’s German Church Cemetery. The family suggests contributions to Hospice, Inc., 34 Broadway, Kingston, NY 12401.