Nature 09

Martha Jane (Yerg) Bergman

January 22, 1921 ~ October 9, 2023 (age 102) 102 Years Old

Martha Jane Bergman Obituary

Martha Jane Bergman, 102, passed away on October 9, 2023 at Watsontown Nursing and Rehabilitation in Watsontown. She was born January 22, 1921 in Turbotville to the late William and Mae Yerg and was raised by her grandparents John W. and Harriet M. Yerg in Turbotville.

Jane married Edwin Nils (Slim) Bergman December 1941 in the Williamsport Parsonage on 3rd Street.  Jane graduated from Turbotville High School, furthered her education by going to the Philadelphia Beauty School, graduating in 1940.

Jane loved to knit and crochet, making many handcrafted items for her family. Jane was a faithful member of the Presbyterian Church, Watsontown for over 60 years until her sight and hearing started to fail her.

She is survived by a daughter, Judith Ellen of Watsontown and Robert Edwin of Uniontown, Ohio; 9 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, and 10 great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Edwin, a son, William, and a daughter-in-law, Roberta.

There will be a visitation on Thursday, October 12, 2023 from 6pm to 8pm at Brooks Funeral Home & Cremation Svc., PC, 124 Main Street, Watsontown, where the funeral service will be held 11:00AM on Friday, October 13, with retired Pastor Paul Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Presbyterian Cemetery, McEwensville.

To share a memory or condolence with the family, please visit

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Martha Jane (Yerg) Bergman, please visit our floral store.

Friends and family have shared their relationship to show their support.
How do you know Martha Jane (Yerg) Bergman?
We are sorry for your loss.
Help others honor Martha Jane's memory.


October 12, 2023

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Brooks Funeral Home, Watsontown
124 Main Street
Watsontown, PA 17777

Funeral Service
October 13, 2023

11:00 AM
Brooks Funeral Home, Watsontown
124 Main Street
Watsontown, PA 17777


© 2023 Brooks Funeral Home and Cremation Services P.C.. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Accessibility