Francisco Joseph Bertino Jr.

Francisco Joseph Bertino Jr.

Francisco Joseph Bertino passed away on March 20th, 2024 at Virtua Hospital, Mt. Holly. He was 91. Frank was born to Maria and Francesco Bertino on May 21, 1932 and was raised in Beverly/Edgewater Park with his six siblings.

Frank graduated from Burlington City High School in 1950 and joined the US Air Force in 1951 with an Honorable Discharge in 1955. He was employed by CF & I Steel in Roebling until it closed and then became a supervisor for the Buildings and Grounds Department of Burlington County.

When he retired he took several trips to California and Italy to visit family. He enjoyed day trips to Seaside, vacationing with family at Seaside, going to the casinos with Jim and Tommy, fishing, country music, scratching lottery tickets and playing his solitaire game. He was especially fond of family backyard picnics and working in his garden. Frank enjoyed television: watching game shows, westerns, lifetime movies, wrestling and cheering on or yelling at the Phillies and Eagles

Frank also had a love for his dogs Lucky and Buddy who were a big part of his life. He always had a smile on his face and a positive outlook on life and would help anyone in need. He was loved by all and will be deeply missed.

He is predeceased by his parents Francesco and Maria Bertino, and his siblings Anthony Bertino, Katherine Lucidi, Rose Simpkins, Benjamin Bertino, Josephine Bertino, and Salvatore Bertino.

He leaves to cherish his memory his children Donna Rivera and Frank (Deborah) Bertino, his grandchildren Alana (Tom) Rivera-Haas, Alessandra Burgos, Lauren (Jeff) Bodziony, Brooke Bertino, and Frank (Alex) Bertino, along with ten great grandchildren, and one great-great grandchild. He will be missed by cousins, nieces, and nephews.

Come celebrate 91 great years at Sweeney Funeral home (Beverly) on April 1st where there will be a 7pm-9pm visitation and Tuesday April 2nd from 9am-10am, with a 10:30 am mass at St. Joseph’s church, Beverly. Interment to follow at Monument Cemetery, Beverly. Donations can be made to or


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