Robert A. Nunz, 73, of White Rock passed away peacefully on Sept. 2 after a corageous battle with acute myeloid leukemia.
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Bob was born in New York City on March 5, 1939 to Sylvester and Elizabeth Nunz. He is the younger brother of Gregory Nunz, formerly of White Rock, now of Las Vegas, Nev.
Bob was employed as a probation officer for the City of New York, serving in both Family and Criminal Courts, and was promoted to supervisor and then to branch chief for the Borough of the Bronx. He married Mary Carpenter in 1972. Upon their retirement in 1995, they relocated to White Rock.
Bob was an avid Bridge player and served on the Los Alamos Duplicate Bridge Board for several years. He also directed the Duplicate Bridge game at the White Rock Senior Center on Monday afternoons for many years. He has a passion for the game of tennis and was a regular at the Saturday Drop-In Doubles at Urban Park.
Bob was an enthusiastic supporter of both Senior Centers and served as chairman of the Advisory Council as as president of the local chapter of A.A.R.P. He also served on the Self-Help board for a short time.
He is survived by his wife Mary; brother Greg; nieces Marty Kutyreff and Deidre (Charles) Bonner; nephew Jamie (Kate) Nunz; grand-nieces Elisa and Ashley Bonner, Cherisse Kutyreff, and Jennifer Nunz; and grand-nephews Christopher Kutyreff, and Justin and Jeremy Nunz.
Bob was a strong believer in community involvement in government as evidenced by his letters to the Los Alamos Monitor!
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Sept. 11 at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Church. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory can be made to the Christian Concerns Committee of I.H.M. or to the Wildlife Center, P.O. Box 246, Espanola, NM 87532.
Published in Los Alamos Monitor from Sept. 5 to Sept. 6, 2012