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Joseph C. Bertocchi

Joseph C. Bertocchi

Joseph C. Bertocchi

Visiting hours are on Friday, May 30th, 2014 from 4 – 8 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107), Revere, for Joseph C. Bertocchi, who died on Thursday, May 22nd at the Rubin-Thompson Assisted Living of Saugus, following a long illness, at 75 years.  His funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Saturday, May 31st at 9:30 a.m., followed by a funeral mass in the Immaculate Conception Church (corner of Beach St. & Winthrop Ave.), Revere, at 10:30 a.m.  Born & raised in Everett, his family moved to Revere when Joe was a young boy.  Joseph was a 1956 alumnus of Revere High School, & a 1960 alumnus of Northeastern University.  He taught elementary school for over 30 years, retiring in 2000.  Most of his career was at Whelan School of Revere, teaching the 5th & 6th Grades.  He entered the United States Army in October of 1961 & served until October of 1963.  Joseph was past President & member of the Revere Society for the Cultural & Historic Preservation.  He was passionate about the organization’s success.  He was also a long-time active member of the I.C.C. Parish Community.  Interment will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.  He was the beloved son of the late, Joseph A. & Margaret M. (McCarthy) Bertocchi.  He is the devoted brother of Robert F. Bertocchi of Revere.  He is also lovingly survived by several cousins & former colleagues.

Services

Visiting Hours

Friday, May 30th, 2014 from 4 – 8 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Saturday, May 31st, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. in the Immaculate Conception Church, Revere.

Interment

Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.

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  1. Anthony Sciaraffa
    Jun 1 2014

    He was my 6th Grade teacher at the A.C. Whelan School. He was an incredible educator who did not rely on lecture and rote memorization. He gave the children the tools to learn and then set us loose to apply those tools in the classroom.

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