Longtime harness racing industry participant Julian Bertozzi of Burlington, Ont. passed away peacefully on January 9, 2022 in his 83rd year.
Among his many accomplishments, he owned and operated a successful industrial roofing company for over 40 years. He also owned real estate, Standardbred racehorses, classic cars, and he sponsored a soccer team winning a trophy for all its success. Julian will be remembered for his many adventures such as training for his pilots license, owning a motorcycle, his many dogs he loved so dearly. He was also a generous donor to many foundations.
Loving husband to Eila Bertozzi. Loving father to Jody Bertozzi, Tammy Szambor, Tim Bertozzi, Paulette Bertozzi, and Amanda Bertozzi. Loving grandfather to Ernie, Damien, Brecklyn, Jacob, Brandon, Jennifer, Emily, Brittany, Rebecca, Tim Jr., West, Amanda, Paul and many great grand children. Survived by sister Ivana Forli and nephew Dennis, family and many cousins. Predeceased by daughters Julie and Terry Bertozzi, parents Paolo and Alice Bertozzi, brother-in-law Rino Forli and uncles Remualdo Bertozzi, Giuseppe (Beppo) (Maria) Bertozzi, Armando (Conetta) Bertozzi, Primo (Sarah) Bertozzi and aunt Margherita (Bruno) Giannotti.
The family would like to thank the staff at Joseph Brant Hospital for all their care and assistance during his stay. A service is scheduled for June 19, 2022 to honor and celebrate his life. Time and place to be communicated to family and friends closer to the date, pending COVID restrictions. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Friscolanti Funeral Chapel Ltd.
Please join Standardbred Canada in offering condolences to the family and friends of Julian Bertozzi.