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Carol Jean Bertoluzza – January 23, 2018

Friday, January 26th, 2018

Carol Jean Bertoluzza

Carol Jean Bertoluzza entered resplendent glory with her Lord on January 25, 2018, after a short illness. Carol was born in Escanaba Michigan on October 3, 1928, to William and Eva Garbett. Carol lived in Orange County CA from 1952 to 1957. She then moved to Westwood CA where she met Joseph Bertoluzza. Carol and Joe moved to Susanville around 1968, where they built and operated the Payless Gas stations and car wash, better known as Dirty Joe’s. Carol was a great seamstress, baker and cook. She loved cooking for family and hosting family gatherings. She enjoyed baking and giving out rum cakes around Christmas and banana nut bread all year round. You knew you made the cut if you were the recipient of either. Carol was a world traveler and enjoy capturing all the beauty through photography. Carol enjoyed ice skating and ice fishing in her youth. Later in life she enjoyed playing the slots and playing bingo with her friends. Carol never knew a stranger, everyone became her friend. Her greatest enjoyment and achievement in her life was her family. She loved with the most sincere, pure and deepest love. We her family will carry on this beautiful legacy of love she left us.

Carol was preceded in death by her parents, William & Eva Garbett, sisters Eva & Laurie, her daughter Judy Ivey, and her husband Joe.

Carol is survived by her daughters Linda Hardy (Robert), Jody Ellena (Jack), sister Patricia Peterson. Grandchildren Michael Hardy, Danielle Hardy, Sarah Colavecchio, Katherine Whitestone, Anna Marie Ellena, and Sean Ivey (Carrie). She is also survived by 9 Great Grandchildren and a loving niece and several loving nephews.

Services will be held at Walton’s Colonial Mortuary on February 3, 2018, at 11 am.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Honey Lake Hospice at P.O. Box 1166 Susanville, CA 96130


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3 Responses to Carol Jean Bertoluzza – January 23, 2018

  1. Lori A Meusch

    Lori A Meusch

    Saturday, January 27th, 2018 at 12:55 am

    Condolences to Carol’s family. As you celebrate her life you can with wonderful memories of a terrific woman, wife and mom. She touched hearts county wide she was just a special kind of person who you felt you knew forever. We feel sad here but I am sure Carol has been lovingly welcomed to her Heavenly home.

  2. Deniseand Greg Bera

    Deniseand Greg Bera

    Friday, January 26th, 2018 at 8:33 pm

    Wonderful Lady. She will be missed. Prayers to the family.

  3. Aim Mee

    Aim Mee

    Friday, January 26th, 2018 at 5:47 pm

    My condolences to the family.

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