Dec. 30, 2013
James Andrew Bertilacci Jr., also known as “Bert” and “Mr. B,” 71, of Mountain View, Hawaii, a retired vice principal at Hilo High School, acting principal at Laupahoehoe High School and vice principal at Hilo Intermediate School, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Youngstown, Ohio. He is survived by wife Ann Marie; sons Todd, Vincent and Mason; brothers Prospero and Joseph Bertilacci, and Michael Buchenic; sister Janice; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Jan. 15 at Dodo Mortuary chapel. Celebration of life: 7 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.