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Ray P. Bertolani

April 29, 2019

Ray P. Bertolani--Son of the late Angelo Bertolani and Zelinda Minucciani, was a resident of Chicago, IL, and a resident of Church Creek, Five Star Senior Living in Arligton Heights, IL., and Sun City, AZ for 94 years. Ray was the beloved husband of the late Elizabeth (nee Kosko), and the late Loretta Weber; loving father of Nancy (John) Blair and Roseann (Bob) Seablom and the late Deacon Philip Bertolani, (Holly); cherished grandfather of Lisa (Spencer) Olson, Michael (Stephanie) Bertolani, Adam Seablom, Eric Seablom; proud great grandfather of Aria, Kirsten and Charlotte; dear brother of the late Mario (Lolita); beloved uncle and great uncle to many. Ray was born December 15, 1924 in Chicago and passed away on Monday, April 29, 2019. Ray proudly served in the United States Navy during World War II. Ray was a member of the Graphic Communication Conference International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Local 458. He enjoyed travelling and spending time with his friends and family. Ray lived his life to the fullest enjoying fishing and golfing in Nokomis, IL. Ray was an avid tennis player and also loved to dance. Ray was a member of St. Bonaventure and St. Andrew parishes. Visitation will be Thursday, May 2 at Cooney Funeral Home, 3918 W. Irving Park Road in Chicago from 3:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.. Funeral on Friday, May 3, at St. Joseph Village of Chicago, 4021 W. Belmont Avenue. Lying in state at 8:15 a.m. till time of Mass of Christian Burial at 9:00 a.m. Burial at St. Joseph Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Joseph Village of Chicago will be appreciated. The Bertolani family would like to thank the Staff at St. Joseph Village of Chicago for their support and care for the past two years and to JourneyCare Hospice most recently. “See you later, alligator”…one of dad’s favorite quotes. For information please call 773-588-5850 or visit

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