Gerald S. Bettinsoli, better know as "Jerry" passed away in Fresno on Tuesday, January 14, 2014, at the age of 65. Jerry was born on February 4, 1948, in Fresno, the third son of Gabriel and Bernadine Couto Bettinsoli. He was a life long resident of Kerman where he was a farmer for 40 years. He attended Kerman Schools graduating with the Class of 1966 at Kerman High School. He later served in the reserves of the United States Marine Corps. Jerry was preceded in death by his parents, Gabriel and Bernadine Bettinsoli. Jerry is survived by his daughters; Jennifer Garcia, Alisha Bettinsoli and Amber Bettinsoli-Bautista, and son Jonathan Bettinsoli all of Fresno. He is the brother of Bill Bettinsoli and his wife Nella of Cantua Creek, Ca., Gabriel Bettinsoli Jr. of Costa Rica, and Ron Bettinsoli of Kerman, Ca. He is the grandfather of six. Recitation of the Holy Rosary will be held at Saint Patrick Catholic Church in Kerman, on Friday, January 17, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. followed by A Mass of Christian Burial celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Entombment will follow at Saint Peter's Cemetery in Fresno. Remembrances may be made to the Sisters of the Immaculate Conception, 224 North "J" St., Madera, Ca. 93637. Jay Chapel, 1121 Roberts Avenue, Madera, California (559)674-8814
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Published in the Fresno Bee on Jan. 16, 2014