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Berto "Bert" Marroni

Born: Fri., Oct. 11, 1929
Died: Wed., Jan. 8, 2020


4:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Mon., Jan. 13, 2020
Location: Hanley & Sons Funeral Home "Southwest Chapel"

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Tue., Jan. 14, 2020
Location: Hanley & Sons Funeral Home "Southwest Chapel"

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  Bert N. Marroni, 90, formerly of Lakeville, IN passed away on Wednesday, January 8th, 2020, following an extended illness, at Hume Home of Muskegon in Muskegon, MI.

  Bert was born in South Bend, IN on October 11, 1929, to the late Donato and Angeline (Valenti) Marroni.

  On May 28, 1949, in South Bend he married Natalie “Dolly” (Sucevich} Marroni. Dolly passed away on November 15, 1997. Bert is survived by three daughters and seven grandchildren, daughter; Nancy (Frank) Miko of Fruitport, MI; their children, Jenny (Andy) Murray and Molly (Brandon) Valier, daughter; Susan (Mike) Snead of Lakeville; their children, Nick ( Jessica) Snead, Emily Snead and Libby Snead, and daughter;  Lisa Bragg of Plymouth, her children,  Anthony (Amber) Bragg and Austin (Brooke) Bragg and ten great grandchildren.  He is also survived by his sister, Rose (Ken) Edstrom of Granger and his brother, John Marroni of South Bend.

  The family wishes to thank a special friend, Mary Newton-Purvis of South Bend for all the love and care she did for their father.

  Bert was preceded in death by his wife, sisters; Julia Hoffman, Yolanda Retek and Helen Counts.

  Bert was the former owner, along with his brother, John, of South Bend Vending.  Bert loved fishing, working in his garden and orchard, birds, nature, and playing the piano.  He loved spending time with his family and grandchildren. 

  Bert was a member of National Geographic, the Sons of Italy and the Lakeville Conservation Club.

  Memorial contributions may be made in Bert’s name to The Hume Home of Muskegon Assisted Living, 1244 West Southern Avenue, Muskegon, MI 49441, Hospice of St. Joseph County, 501 Comfort Place, Mishawaka, IN 46545 or Pet Refuge, 4626 Burnett Drive, South Bend, IN 46614.

  Visitation for Bert will be on Monday, January 13th, from 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at Hanley and Sons Funeral Home “Southwest Chapel” located at 23421 State Road 23/West Ireland Road, South Bend, IN.

  The Funeral Service will be on Tuesday, January 14th at 11:00 A.M. at the funeral home with Pastor Neil M. Davis, officiating. Burial will take place at Sacred Heart Cemetery, South Bend.

  The HANLEY and Sons Funeral Home handled arrangements and services and extends its deepest sympathy and heartfelt prayers to Bert’s family.

  Condolences maybe express on line at: www.hanleyabdsonsfuneralhomes.com


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Michael Karban
   Posted Sun January 12, 2020
Nancy, Susan, Lisa and Families,
My condolences on the passing of Bert. May the memories of a life well-lived sustain you. Prayers of peace and comfort during this difficult time.

Much love,

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