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Bertocchi, Paul H.

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Paul Henry Bertocchi Sr., a resident of Reading, Massachusetts and formerly a longtime resident of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, died Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at the Golden Living Center in Dedham.  He was 82.  Paul was born February 3, 1932 in Boston, MA, one of the three children of Henry and Sadie (Tierney) Bertocchi.  He graduated from English High School in Boston and worked for many years as a union roofer.  More recently he worked as a security guard at the State Street Bank in Quincy for 15 years until his retirement in 1997.  Paul spent his retirement in Fort Lauderdale swimming, biking, golfing and enjoying the best years of his life.  Paul was the brother of the late Joan Lawlor.  He is survived by his son, Paul H. Jr., and his wife Stacey, of Reading; his grandchildren, Paulmichael, and Mary Bertocchi; and his brother, Ronald Bertocchi of South Boston. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his memorial service Saturday, September 6th at 10:30 AM at the Chapel at St. Michael’s Crematory, 500 Canterbury Street, Roslindale, MA. (Go to for directions) In lieu of flowers donations to the Alzheimer’s Association of MA, 480 Pleasant Street, Watertown, MA 02472 would be appreciated.

Guestbook Entries

  1. Julie & Frank Strangie
    September 4th, 2014 | 9:27 am

    We are so sorry for your loss. We enjoyed spending time
    with Paul. He was wonderful man and he will be missed.

  2. Gina & John Puleio
    September 4th, 2014 | 2:32 pm

    we were so sad to hear the news about your dad. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time. We are thinking of all of you.

  3. Dianne Bertocchi
    September 7th, 2014 | 6:45 pm

    Heard the sad news too late to be there. We loved Paul and are so sorry to hear of his passing.

  4. Scott
    September 9th, 2014 | 6:52 pm

    Sorry for your loss, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family from the Azulay’s

  5. Jack & Sheila Sheehan
    September 13th, 2014 | 6:37 pm

    So sorry for your loss.

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