Bartholomus (Berti) Mario Bertero, age 90, from West Nyack, NY passed away peacefully the morning of November 19, 2017. Devoted husband of 64 years to Theresa Madalena Ilario, beloved Father and Grandfather, he devoted his life to his family. A veteran of WWII, he sailed around the world aboard the USS Helena in service of the country he loved. Survived by his Wife Theresa, Sister Ida, Daughter Deborah Wanke (Robert), Son Bartholomus (Marcia) and Grandson John, Sister in Law Millie Castaldo (Ralph) and many loving nieces, nephews and cousins. As well as so many loving friends. Berti's life was a testament to honesty, fairness and sacrifice. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital.
Memorial service hours will be Saturday, November 25 from 2pm to 5pm at Joseph W. Sorce F.H. Inc., 728 West Nyack Rd., West Nyack, NY.