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Harold "Bert" Louis Bertolino

May 25, 1922 ~ May 26, 2022 (age 100)

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Obituary

Harold “Bert” Louis Bertolino, 100, passed away peacefully May 26, 2022 at Manor Court in Peru.

Mass of Christian burial will be 11:00 AM Tuesday at St. Joseph’s Church in Peru with Rev. Gary Blake officiating. Burial will be at Peru City Cemetery with full military services conducted by the Peru Memorial Veteran’s Group. Visitation will be in the church Tuesday from 9:00 AM until time of services. The Hurst Funeral Home in La Salle is assisting the family with arrangements.

Mr. Bertolino was born in La Salle on May 25, 1922 to Peter and Anna (Miller) Bertolino. He married Sarah Barbara Osmond on April 17, 1946. They just celebrated 76 years of marriage. Mr. Bertolino served in Conservation Corps and then the US Coast Guard for 4 years as Seaman First Class during World War II. He worked at Westclox for 41 years.

Mr. Bertolino was a fanatic Chicago Cubs fan. He was a member of St. Joseph’s Church and the La Salle Knights of Columbus Council #792 where he also served as a 4th Degree. He enjoyed fishing, gardening, watching sports, and loved to cut grass for himself and others.

Mr. Bertolino is survived by his wife Barbara of Peru; three children Jim (Michelle) Bertolino of Riverton, Sherry (Jeff) Cole of Cape Coral, FL, and Linda (Dave) Dutkiewicz; a daughter-in-law Missy Bertolino of Peru; ten grandchildren; and nine great grandchildren with one on the way.

He was preceded in death by one son Gary “Bert” Louis Bertolino on October 23, 2014; and four sisters Lillian Starkey, Evelyn Karl, Dorothy Emery, and Loretta Bertolino.

Pallbearers will be his grandsons.

 

 

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
May 31, 2022

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
St. Joseph's Catholic Church
1925 5th St
Peru, IL 61354

Mass of Christian Burial
Tuesday
May 31, 2022

11:00 AM
St. Joseph's Catholic Church
1925 5th St
Peru, IL 61354

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