WEST DANVILLE - Enso Amedeo "Bert" Bertolini, 87, of Port Charlotte, Fla., formerly of West Danville, Vt., passed away peacefully on Jan. 1, 2014, at home, with his loving family by his side.
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He was born Feb. 14, 1926, son of Giovannina and Martino Bertolini, in Barre, Vt., and predeceased by two brothers, Guelfo and Fedoro.
Bert, with his wife, Joan, owned St. Johnsbury Beverage Co. for many years before retiring. Until recently, he summered on Joe's Pond in West Danville and wintered in Port Charlotte.
A loving husband and father, he is survived by his wife of 64 years, Joan, son Jim, daughter Kim and husband Roger, granddaughter Giovanina, son Scott and wife Tonya, grandsons Matthew, Nathan and Daniel, son Martin and wife Kate, grandchildren Dylan and Lauren. He also leaves behind three great-grandchildren, McCoy, Lyla and Lola.
The family wishes to thank the loving, caring staff and volunteers from Tidewell Hospice. Memorial contributions can be made to a hospice of one's choosing. Private services will be held in Barre, Vt., in the spring.
Published in Times Argus on Jan. 11, 2014