The Obit For Bob Blengino

Robert Blengino

Published in San Francisco Chronicle on May 6, 2012

Robert John Blengino (Bob) passed away peacefully in his home in Foster City on May 3, 2012. Born in San Francisco on Feb.5,1927 to loving parents John and Domenica Blengino. Bob graduated from Commerce High School and attended St. Mary's College on a football scholarship.

He was a proficient athlete and pitched for the Philadelphia Phillies in Idaho, the St. Louis Cardinals Minor League, Harrah's in Reno, SFFD Team, and BIG REC Golden Gate Park Capital Cleaner. He was the quarterback for Commerce High, St. Mary's, and the US Coast Guard in Alameda.

In 2010 he was inducted into the North Beach Marina Hall of Fame for Outstanding Athletic Excellence.

He is a veteran of the US Coast Guard and retired Lieutenant for the San Francisco Fire Dept.

Bob had a wonderful sense of humor & was a real prankster. He loved magic and was quite the card shark.

Bob was a loving husband to two wives Connie for 47 yrs who passed away in 1995. He was fortunate to marry Beverly and spent 12 yrs together.

He was a loving and devoted father to Lauri (Tony) Lottice and Diane (Ken) Hettman. Bob loved his grandchildren dearly, Matthew and Kristin Lottice. He was a loving uncle to his nephew, Roy Habenicht.

Visitation services will be held on Wednesday, May 9 from 4-9pm with a Vigil Service at 7pm at Duggan's Serra Mortuary, 500 Westlake Ave., Daly City.

The funeral mass will be celebrated on Thursday, May 10 at 11:30am at St. Luke's Church, 1111 Beach Park Blvd., Foster City.

Burial to follow at the Italian Cemetery.

Donations can be made in his name to The Hanna Boys Center in Sonoma, CA.