Obituary of Hertha Hewitt
Hertha A. Hewitt, 88, of Rome, passed away on Monday, February 13, 2017 at the Grand in Rome. She was born on July 23, 1928, the daughter of the late Bert and Flora Van Heusen Holmes. She was a 1945 graduate of Rome Free Academy. On July 23, 1953, she married Hollis Hewitt. He passed away on February 4, 1978.
Hertha workedat Griffiss Air Force Base for over 25 years before retiring in 1985.
She enjoyed spending time at her camp in the Adirondacks and doing puzzles. Hertha was an animal lover and always had several hummingbird feeders in her backyard.
She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Barry and Mary Hewitt of Rome; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; her beloved canine companion, Gordy; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a sister, Elizabeth Williamson, and two brothers, Elmer and Leonard Holmes.
Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. There are no calling hours. Contributions in Hertha's memory may be made to the Rome Humane Society. Arrangements have been entrusted to Nunn and Harper Funeral Home, Inc., 418 N. George St., Rome.