Visitation and funeral for Gino Bolla – Sept. 9, 10

Fermilab scientist Gino Bolla died in an accident at his home on Sunday, Sept. 4. Bolla was the leader of the Fermilab Silicon Detector Facility and a long-time member of the CMS and CDF collaborations. He joined the Fermilab staff in the summer of 2014 after working with the Purdue University group for many years. During his years working on silicon detectors at CDF and CMS, he served as a mentor to many.

A visitation will be held on Friday, Sept. 9, from 4-7 p.m. at Friedrich-Christian funeral home 44 S. Mill St. in Naperville. A funeral service will be held Saturday, Sept. 10, at 11 a.m. at SS. Peter and Paul Church, 36 N. Ellsworth St. in Naperville, followed by private interment. For more information, contact 630-355-0123 or

A memorial in honor of Gino Bolla will be held in the CDF Big Room (Building 327) on Saturday, September 10, from 1-3 p.m. The memorial at Fermilab will follow the formal funeral services. All members of the Fermilab family are invited.

Read Bolla’s obituary.