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Wulff Funeral Home

1485 White Bear Ave, St Paul, MN

OBITUARY

Tom Bertini

September 23, 1940January 27, 2020
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Thomas L. Bertini, 79, of St. Paul, MN, died January 27, 2020, after a very brief journey with cancer.

Beloved, wonderful husband, father and grandfather.

Survived by his wife of 52 years: Joann; son: Bob (Sara); daughter: Kathy (Chris) Gross; grandchildren: Joey and Nichole Bertini, Lucas and Alex Gross; sister: Donna Trumble. Tom is also survived by many relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents: Joe and Amy Bertini.

Tom graduated from the U of M and worked for Ramsey County Community Corrections Juvenile Division for 31 years. He was a member of the MN National Guard, the McDonald’s morning coffee group, Two Notes Plus Drums trio, Full House Band and Billy Conlin’s Choir Practice. He was a wonderfully accomplished accordionist for 70 years. Tom said “I wanted to learn to play like Art Van Damme but just ran out of time.” A special thanks to the staff at United Hospital, the supportive Allina Hospice team and Doctor John Dickhudt for his years of loving care.

Mass of Christian Burial:10:30a.m. Saturday, February 1st at St. Pascal Baylon Catholic Church, corner of Third Street and White Bear Ave, St. Paul. Visitation: one hour prior to service at church.

Interment: Forest Lawn Cemetery, Maplewood, MN.

Memorials preferred to St. Pascal Baylon Church or the Cancer Society.

Services

  • Visitation Saturday, February 1, 2020
  • Mass of Christian Burial Saturday, February 1, 2020
  • Committal Service Saturday, February 1, 2020

Memories

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Sandy Gilson

February 1, 2020

Tom was my cousin. He was a Wonderful man-Very Caring & Kind! He had a Great sense of humor! He played with his Trio on my husband (Ted) and my Wedding Day -August 26th 1972 They had an Outstanding Performance! We were So Glad -they were there! He Always had a Smile on his face! I am So Blessed, and So Proud that Tom was my cousin!! We will all Miss him Greatly! God Bless you Tom.

Craig and Chris Cadmus

January 29, 2020

Tom made our wedding such a special day when his wonderful band played for us. We will cherish our memories of Tom and he will be greatly missed.

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one year old

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Amy and Joe with baby Tom around September, 1941

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Tom and Donna

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Cousins Dolores and Virgilia with Tom and Donna

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one year old

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Amy and Joe with baby Tom around September, 1941

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Tom and Donna

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Cousins Dolores and Virgilia with Tom and Donna

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Tom up at the farm in Kerrick, MN

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