Mr. Peter F. Bertolino, 76, of Bellingham MA, died peacefully Sunday evening (February 11, 2018) at his residence after a lengthy illness, surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Dorothy A. (Carroll) Bertolino.
Mr. Bertolino was born in Somerville MA, the son of the late Frank and the late Marie (Barraco) Bertolino. He was a graduate of Somerville High School and also a Viet Nam era veteran of the US Navy. He had been a resident of Bellingham for the past fifty years.
Mr. Bertolino had been employed for 35 years for IBC Company at the former Wonder Bread/Hostess Bakery in Natick MA. He was a longtime member of the NE Teamsters Local #494, and also a lifetime member of the Maspenock Rod & Gun Club. He was an avid fisherman and hunter and also loved to read and enjoyed watching the History Channel.
Along with his beloved wife of fifty years, he is survived by 1 Son: Michael F. Bertolino ad his wife Susan of Nashville NC; 2 Daughters: Sherryl Bastarache and her husband Gary of Bellingham MA and Lisa Bertolino of Blackstone MA; 7 Grandchildren; 1 Great Grandchild; 1 Sister: Annette Presti and her husband Peter of FL; 1 Brother-in-law: Joseph Presti of Burlington MA. He was the brother of the late Camille Presti of Burlington MA.
His funeral, with Military Honors, will be held Saturday (February 17th) at 8am from the Edwards Memorial Funeral Home, 44 Congress Street, Milford MA followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 9am in St. Blaise Church, 1158 South Main Street, Bellingham MA. Burial will follow in St. Jean the Baptiste Cemetery in Bellingham MA. Visiting hours will be Friday (February 16th) from 4pm to 7pm.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105-9959.