Silvio F. Berti, 90, of Torrington, CT, peacefully passed away on Tuesday, March 16, 2021, at Charlotte Hungerford Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Anne (LaMay) Berti for 62 years.
Silvio was born June 7, 1930, in Caspian, Michigan, the son of the late Alfredo and Teresa (Leonardi) Berti. He worked as a partner in Leonardi and Berti, a building and contracting company.
Silvio served his country in the U.S. Navy and received the National Defense Service Medal during the Korean Conflict. He was a member and past president of UNICO and a member of the Westerly Rhode Island Lion’s Club. Silvio was an avid vegetable gardener and he enjoyed spending time in Misquamicut, Rhode Island and summers at the beach. He was an avid sports fan, especially of New York Giants Football, Boston Red Sox Baseball, and UCONN Basketball.
In addition to his wife, Anne, he is survived by his daughter, Allison (Berti) Kodz of Torrington, CT; his son, Keith Berti of Litchfield, CT; his sister, Gloria (Berti) Swanson of Florida; his grandson, Timothy Kodz of Torrington, CT; as well as several nieces and nephews. Special thanks to Isabell Germosen and Anita Patai, his special care givers.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, March 22, 2021, with the cortege leaving at 10:30 a.m. from Cook Funeral Home, 82 Litchfield St., Torrington, CT to St. Peter Church, (St. John Paul the Great Parish) 99 East Main St., Torrington, CT for a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. Burial will follow at St. Peter’s Cemetery with full military honors accorded. Calling hours will be held on Monday morning, March 22nd from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at Cook Funeral Home. Relatives and friends are reminded to follow CDC recommendations for COVID prevention by social distancing and wearing protective face masks.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Sullivan Senior Center at 88 E. Albert St, Torrington, CT 06790. Condolences may be sent to the Berti family by visiting www.cookfuneralhomect.com.
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