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Hetty "Bertie" A. Majzun

Hetty "Bertie" A. Majzun (nee Spencer), 92, of Amherst, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, January 26, 2019 at the Lutheran Home in Westlake, following a full and meaningful life. She was born March 4, 1926 in Iowa, where she was raised. As a young woman, Bertie moved to Ohio. Amherst had been her home for over 40 years.

She was employed as a toll collector for the Ohio Turnpike Commission for over 15 years. Bertie was a member of Faith Baptist Church in Amherst for over 35 years, serving as a Sunday School teacher for 25 of those years. Bertie had a servant's heart for the shut-ins and hospitalized of the church.

Survivors include her husband of 40 years, John S. Majzun; daughters, Karen S. McPhie of Avon and Susan R. Sroka (Robert) of Bay Village; grandchildren, Christopher McPhie, Jennifer Rerko, Jarod Keron and Nathan Keron; great-grandchildren, Moriah McPhie, Isabella Stull, Olivia Stull, Katelyn McPhie and Liam Keron.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Albert and Jessie Spencer (nee May).

Friends may call Wednesday, January 30, 2019 from 11:30 A.M. until the time of the funeral service at 1:30 P.M. at Faith Baptist Church, 440 North Lake Street, Amherst. The Reverend Alex VanCuran, Pastor, will officiate. Burial will follow at Ridge Hill Memorial Park.

The family suggests that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to Faith Baptist Church, 440 North Lake Street, Amherst, OH 44001.

The Hempel Funeral Home is honored to serve the Majzun family and has made available for the community's convenience an online register book as well as additional information to help facilitate expressions of compassion. Log on at

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