Sean M. Bertanza

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  • "Sean was like a brother i never had , whenever we have..."
    - Sheldon Clarke
  • "Sean you were always a blessing send from heaven , and i..."
    - Sheldon/Paulette Clarke
  • "Dear Karen, Mark and family, My thoughts and prayers are..."
    - Clare (Kuzas) Tallon
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    - Peter & Karen Tomlinson
  • "Always be remembered. Always be on our hearts"
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Bertanza, Sean M.
Sean M. Bertanza, age 22, of Seymour, entered into rest on Wednesday Dec. 20, 2012 in his home, peacefully of natural causes. Sean was born in Bridgeport on March 2, 1990 beloved son of Mark and Karen Minardi Bertanza and was a resident of Shelton for many years before moving to Seymour in 1999.
He was a member of Seymour High School Class of 2008, where he excelled at basketball and served as team captain. He attended Trinity Pawling Prep School for a year and was presently attending Lasell College in Newton, MA. He scored 55 points in a game, a record score across all college divisions in 2010, and he was currently captain of the basketball team.
He is the cherished brother of Kristie Garrett and her husband Rick Henry, Jill Garrett, Mark Bertanza, and Karen Garrett. He is the loving uncle of P.J., and Nikole Barto, and the adored grandson of Angelo and Georgina Minardi, Jennie Bertanza,and the late Toby Bertanza, as well as many aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Friends may greet his family on Sunday from 2 to 5 PM in the Riverview Funeral Home, 390 River Road, Shelton. On Monday his funeral procession will leave the funeral home at 9:15 AM for a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM in St. Margaret Mary Church, Shelton. Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery, Shelton. Memorial contributions may be made to the P.J. and Nikole Barto Education Fund through the funeral home. Please leave condolences to Sean's family at


Published in Connecticut Post on Dec. 22, 2012