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Donald W. Bertino Sr.

September 26, 1924 - August 02, 2022


SFC Donald Bertino, Sr. passed away Tuesday, August 2, 2022 while surrounded by his family. 

Mr. Bertino was born September 26, 1924 in Windber, PA to the late Santo and Lucy Bertino. He is preceded in death by his wife, Violet Bertino; brothers, Joseph, Dominic, Cosmo, and Dick Bertino; and a baby sister, Mary Catherine.  
Mr. Bertino was a WWII Veteran and also retired from trucking, carpentry, and brick masonry. He was a member of St. Ann’s Catholic Church and served for 12 years as a museum volunteer at ASOM. He was a recipient of the French Legion of Honor and traveled to Holland in 2019 for a 75th Battle of the Bulge Anniversary of the 1944 Christmas Midnight Mass.  
Mr. Bertino is survived by his daughter, M. Carole and husband (Ret.) Col. George Blanc; sons; (Ret.) SSG. Don Bertino, Jr. and (Ret.) Col. Robert Bertino; seven grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.
There will be a funeral mass at St. Ann’s Catholic Church on Thursday, August 11, 2022 at 10:30am with burial immediately following at Sandhills State Veterans Cemetery, FortBragg. There will be a visitation held for family and friends one hour prior to the service beginning at 9:30am. Services entrusted to Adcock Funeral Home and Crematory, Spring Lake.

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