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Maria Bertha Cartaya, Taylor Co., KY (1916-2011)

She was a member of a highly regarded Taylor County, KY, family and of Our Lady of Perpetual Care Catholic Church. She was a native of Havana, Cuba and was the widow of Dr. Mario Waldo Cataya, whose death in 1997 came after marriage which lasted a remarkable 55 years
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Maria Bertha Cartaya, 95, of Campbellsville, KY died at 10:55amET, Tuesday, November 1, 2011 in Maineville, Ohio.
The funeral mass was at 11amET, Saturday, November 5, 2011, at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Campbellsville, KY by Rev. Jim Reinhart. Burial was in Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church Cemetery. Pallbearers were Mario Cartaya, Scott Cartaya, Bradley Clark, Dan Eaken, D.J. McVey, and James Grover Rodgers.

Maria Bertha Cartaya, Taylor Co., KY (1916-2011)

Maria Bertha Cartaya was the daughter of the late Manuel Angel Castillo and Maria Teresa Rueda Castillo. She was born in Nueva Paz, Havana, Cuba, on Tuesday, September 26, 1916. She died Tuesday, November 1, 2011, in Maineville, Richland County, Ohio, at the age of 96 years, 1 month, and 12 days.

She was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church.

She united in marriage to Dr. Mario Waldo Cartaya July 4, 1942. He preceded her in death October 12, 1997.

She is survived by the following:
  • One son and one daughter: Mario Cartaya and special friend, Colleen Eubanks of Maineville, Ohio and Maria Rockhold and husband, Fred of Campbellsville, KY

  • Seven grandchildren: Jennifer Rodgers and husband, Jimmy and Sue Roution and husband, Barry of Campbellsville, KY; Rebecca McVey and husband, D. J. of Versailles, Mario Cartaya and wife, Tawnya, Christie Eaken and husband, Dan, Scott Cartaya and wife, Emily and Wyatt Cartaya of Maineville, KY

  • Three great-grandchildren: Bradley Paul Clark, McKenzie Sue Clark and Beckett Cartaya

  • One sister: Ana Irma Pujol and husband, Ignacio of Houston, Texas

  • Former daughter-in-law, Bonnie Cartaya of Maineville, Ohio

  • Several nieces and nephews

  • And many other relatives and friends
She was preceded in death by one brother and three sisters: Manuel Angel Castillo, Elina Castillo, Maria Teresa Palacio and Marta Diaz Perera.

Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY, in charge of arrangements.

This story was posted on 2011-11-07 10:48:59
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