FRANKLINTON, N.C., and HERMON – Bertha M. Cameron, 92, died unexpectedly Oct. 4, 2013, at her home in Franklinton, N.C. She was born Jan. 30, 1921, in Monroe, Mich., the daughter of James and Matilda (Eagle) Baum.
Bertha retired from EMMC after 20 years from the nursing department. She was a member of the Good Times Club of Glenburn, and the Franklinton Senior Center. Bertha enjoyed sewing, knitting, jigsaw puzzles, crocheting, and especially reading. She was a very caring wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
Bertha is survived by four sons, James J. Cameron Jr. and his wife, Pat, of Piedmont, S.C., Steven K. Cameron and his wife, Sharon, of Kingsville, Texas, Timothy R. Cameron and Pat, of Hermon, and Robert M. Cameron and his wife, Joy, of Leesburg, Fla.; one daughter, Leontine LaFlamme and her husband, Leonard (more like a son), of Franklinton, N.C.; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband of 45 years, James J. Cameron Sr.; and her siblings.
A graveside service will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9, at Pine Grove Cemetery, Bangor, with the Rev Garnett Chute, officiating. Those who wish to remember Bertha in a special way may make gifts in her memory to Bangor Humane Society, 693 Mount Hope Ave., Bangor, ME 04401. A service of Brookings-Smith, 133 Center St., Bangor. Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.BrookingsSmith.com.