Obituary: Marilyn M. Bertagnolli


February 24, 1926 – September 14, 2022

Information provided by Smits Funeral Home

Marilyn M. BertagnolliMarilyn M. Bertagnolli, nee Berard, age 96, of Schererville, IN, passed away Wednesday, September 14, 2022. Beloved wife of the late Adolph J. “Bert” Bertagnolli. Loving mother of Daniel (Cynthia) Bertagnolli, Donald (Jane) Bertagnolli, Carol (David) Davis, Thomas (Laura) Bertagnolli, and Donna (James) Van Gennep. Cherished grandmother of J. Scott Bertagnolli, Brett Bertagnolli, Jennifer (Marc) Wallace, Timothy Bertagnolli, Angela (Ryan) Christy, Denise (John) Weidenaar, late Kellie Hussey, Kristie Hussey, Michael (Christina) Davis, Tracy (Matthew) Koscielski, Thomas (Nadia) Bertagnolli, Ryne (Erin) Van Gennep, Rachael Van Gennep, and Riley Van Gennep; great-grandmother of Carly Davis, Andrew, David, and Vincent Koscielski, Lucca and Remi Davis, Hannah and Cameron Christy, Reed and Emily Weidenaar, Harper Wallace, Oliver Bertagnolli, Kolbie and Jacob Amptmeyer, Kelsie DeWitt, Allen and Vanessa Bertagnolli. Dear sister of the late Armond Berard. Preceded in death by her parents Daniel and Blanche Berard.

Visitation Tuesday, September 20, 2022, from 4 – 8 p.m. at Smits Funeral Home, 2121 Pleasant Springs Lane, Dyer, IN. Visitation also Wednesday, September 21, 2022, from 9 a.m. until the time of the funeral Mass at 10 a.m. directly at St. Maria Goretti Church, 500 Northgate Drive, Dyer, IN. Interment St. John / St. Joseph Cemetery – Hammond, IN. Memorial contributions may be given to a charity of your choice. For further information please contact 219-322-7300 or visit our online guestbook and obituary at