Gertrude Charlotte Hart


Gertrude Charlotte Hart, of Vineyard Haven and Royal Palm Beach, Fla., beloved wife of James C. Hart and mother of Ronald Spiegelhoff, died on May 25 at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital.

Her husband Jim, son Ronald, daughter-in-law Diane Spiegelhoff, and granddaughter Dr. Lauren Spiegelhoff were at her bedside.

Gertrude loved flowers, and served as president of the Oleander Circle of the West Palm Beach Garden club.

Gertrude was born June 7, 1926, in Plochingen, Germany. She received a degree in math at Drexel University, and worked at the New Jersey state department of transportation for many years, retiring in 1986.

She is survived by those mentioned above, and by her grandson Bryan, of Vail, Colo.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name to the American Cancer Society.