Joseph Edmond Berthelot Jr.


Posted: Friday, January 04, 2008


  Joseph Edmond Berthelot Jr.

Joseph Edmond Berthelot Jr.

Anchor Point resident Joseph Edmond Berthelot Jr. died Friday, Dec. 21, 2007 at his home. He was 72.

A service was held in his honor Saturday, Dec. 31, 2007, at the V.F.W. Post 10221 in Anchor Point.

Mr. Berthelot was born May 12, 1935 in Placerville, Calif. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1951 to 1954. He moved to Alaska in 1992 and resided in Anchor Point. He was a mechanic and worked at the Auto Clinic with Val McLay, the owner, boss and his best friend.

Mr. Berthelot was a member of the V.F.W. and enjoyed hunting, fishing and snowmachining.

"He was well loved by all and was a member of the Anchor Point community. He would do things for others before doing things for himself." his family wrote.

Mr. Berthlot is survived by his sons, Joe Berthelot, and his wife, Jan, of Citrus Heights, Calif., Dale Berthelot and his wife, Stacy, of Diamond Springs, Calif.; grandsons, Joey and Jake Berthelot of Citrus Heights, Calif., and Jeremiah Berthelot of Diamond Springs, Calif.; sisters, Rita Potts of Placerville, Calif., Patsie Gambel of Roseville, Calif, and Delores Tew of East Nicklos, Calif.; and more than 30 nieces and nephews from northern California to Washington State.

Arrangements were made by Peninsula Memorial Chapel.

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