Joseph Bartolino Sr.

Joseph Bartolino Sr. was born April 26, 1925 in Rochester, N.Y. the son of Sebastian and Anna Bertolino. He passed away on Monday, June 18, 2012 at Southwest Memorial Hospital at the age of 87.

Joe loved to see the sights of the world; traveling was a favorite pastime of his. Not one to be slowed down by age, Joe ran a marathon in his 60ís.

Surviving Joe are his son, Joseph Bartolino II and wife Carol of Cortez; his stepsons, James Pollack and wife Maryann of Fresno, Calif., and Jack Pollack and wife Jacquie of Camarillo, Calif.; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and his siblings, Mel Bertolino and wife Ruth of New Bern, N.C. and Nancy Bredice and husband, Frank of Montpelier, Vt.

Joe was preceded in death by his parents.

Cremation has taken place and a private family memorial service will be held at the family home.

Arrangements are being made through Ertel Funeral Home. For further information or to send condolences, log on to and click on the obituary section.