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John L. Bertino

May 1, 1942 ~ July 27, 2018 (age 76)

John L. Bertino

Age 76, passed away Friday July 27, 2018 at the University of Chicago.

Survived by his wife Joyce (Zamkovitz) Bertino; four daughters Jackie (Robert) Vargo, Jennifer (Greg Cockream) Bertino, Julie Bertino and Lisa (Patrick Phillips) Moore; grandchildren Jessica Bertino, Megan Vargo, Tala Moore, Jakob Leathers, Samantha Vargo, Emily Cockream and Lucas Leja; numerous family and friends also survive.

Preceded in death by his parents John A. and Genevieve M. Bertino; one brother Robert F. Bertino.

Born in Joliet, living in Wilmington.  U. S. Army Veteran.  Retired from ComEd after 30 years.  John was a train enthusiast and member of the Illinois Live Steamers.  He loved to cook, fish and spend time with his grandchildren.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, July 31, 2018 from 3-7 p.m. at the Blackburn-Giegerich-Sonntag Funeral Home.  Family and friends will meet Wednesday August 1, 2018 at 11:45 a.m. for Interment with military honors, at 12 noon at the Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery.  

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