GENE JOE BERTAGNA Gene Joe Bertagna, age 83, passed away February 14, 2014 In Chico, CA. He was born October 26, 1930 in Chico, CA to Natale and Bertha Bertagna. He attended Notre Dame School and Chico Senior High. He served in the US Army. He retired from City of Chico Maintenance Dept after 38 years. He belonged to the Eagles, the Elks. He enjoyed attending church, Portuguese, and Veteran's functions, fishing, hunting, outdoors, time with family/ friends, Sue Galloway. Gene was proceded in death by his loving wife of 38 years, Mary Brunelli-Bertagna. He is survived by his Son, Dean Bertagna; Daughter, Cindy Crowley; 4 grandchildren; 1 step-grandchild; sister, Janette Usherwood; brothers Ben, and Don Bertagna. Visitation will be held at the Brusie Funeral Home, Thursday, February 27th from 5-8 pm, with a Rosary at 7 pm. A Mass will be held Friday, February 28th at 10 am at St. John's Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Glen Oaks Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made to
in care of the Brusie Funeral Home.