Sr. Bertha (Mary Austin) Fischer, ASC, 83, of the Adorers of the Blood of Christ, Ruma Center in Ruma, passed away at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018 at Saint Louis University Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri. The visitation is from 4:30-8 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 6 and from 8-11 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 7 at the Ruma Center Chapel in Ruma. A prayer service will be held Thursday evening at 7 p.m. The Mass of the Resurrection will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 7 at the Ruma Center Chapel. Burial will be at the Convent Cemetery in Ruma. Pechacek Funeral Home in Red Bud is assisting the convent with arrangements.