Bernice Bertolone entered into rest on June 7, 2013. Devoted wife of the late Cornelius Bertolone and the late Walter Relyea. Loving daughter of the late Ernest Rudolf Stange and the late Magdalena Henrietta Stange. Beloved mother of Cheryl L. Macche (Richard) of Bodega, CA. Adored grandmother of Robert Macche and Charlotte Mitchell (Ken). Adored great-grandmother of Robert Macche, Jr., Austin Mitchell, and J.C. Mitchell. Caring sister of the late Gertrude Emert and the late Curtis Stange. A special thank you to her caregivers, Lolita Carrillo and Anna Telesmanic. Mrs. Bertolone was born and reared in Sebastopol, CA. She graduated from Analy High School with the class of 1928 and late attended Sweets Business College. She was employed as an office manager at Rosenberg's Department Store in Santa Rosa for 50 years. In her spare time she enjoyed gardening. Mrs. Bertolone was a parishioner of Holy Spirit Catholic Church. Friends and family are invited to meet and attend a Funeral Liturgy Service on Friday, June 21, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. at the LAFFERTY AND SMITH COLONIAL CHAPEL (4321 Sonoma Highway, Santa Rosa, CA 95409). Entombment will follow at Chapel of the Chimes Cemetery (2601 Santa Rosa Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA, 95407). LAFFERTY & SMITH COLONIAL CHAPEL will provide visitation hours in the Fireside Room on Thursday, June 20, 2013 from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Arrangements entrusted to: LAFFERTY & SMITH COLONIAL CHAPEL Directors (707)539.2921
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Published Online in the Press Democrat from June 16 to June 17, 2013