Larry Bertola, 71, of Southington passed away on Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at the HCC at New Britain General. He was the husband of the late Pamela (Mack) Bertola.
Born September 29, 1944 in New Britain he was the son of the late Lorenzo Bertola and Angelina (Vernale) Crane.
Larry retired from Local Union 40 at Cummings Inc. He served with the U.S. Marine Corp. during the Vietnam Era.
He leaves his children, Kimberly Maniscalco and husband Joseph of Staten Island, NY and John Bertola and wife Dorothy of Southington; five grandchildren, Brianna, Jake, Kaitlyn, Nicholas and Sophia. He was predeceased by two brothers and a sister.
Larry was an avid golfer who snuck off to the course whenever possible. He took great pride in his five grandchildren, treating them to ice cream and taking them apple picking every fall. He enjoyed attending all their many activities which included baseball, football, basketball, gymnastics and dance recitals.
His funeral service will be held on Saturday, at 11:30 a.m. at the DellaVecchia Funeral Home, 211 N. Main St., Southington. Burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery. Calling hours will be prior to the service starting at 9:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105. For online condolences and directions please visit, www.dellavecchiafh.com