Nov. 22, 1928 - Feb. 19, 2014
Robert was born in Vacaville, Calif., and was a resident of Carmichael, Calif. for over 50 years. He passed away peacefully in Carmichael at the age of 85. Robert served in the United States Coast Guard at the end of World War 2. He was a barber for 57 years, and he owned the Pine Cove Barber Shop from 1969 to 2011. He was married to Olga A. Bloise for over 64 years. Robert is survived by wife Olga; sons Robert Jr. and his wife Valerie, and Nick, and granddaughter Melissa, all of Carmichael; sister Carmella Mingee and brother Ronald Bloise, both of Clovis, Calif., numerous nephews and nieces, as well as his Uncle Albert Bloise of Paradise, and Aunt Anna Bianculli of San Francisco.
Robert Bloise was a strong conservative, enthusiastic supporter of Proposition 13, and the National Rifle Association. He was a friend of law enforcement specifically the Calif. Highway Patrol, Sacramento County Sheriff, and Sacramento Police Dept. He was a fan of the San Francisco 49ers & Giants. Robert enjoyed the mountains around Lake Tahoe and Lake Almanor, hunting, fishing, boating, weight lifting; for over fifteen years he was avid bicycle rider participating in several 100K bicycle rides (Sierra and El Dorado Centuries). In later years, Robert enjoyed traveling with his wife Olga to Disneyland, Yosemite, Bodega Bay, and Fort Bragg, Calif.
Services will be held at Mount Vernon Mortuary, 8201 Greenback Lane, Fair Oaks, CA 95628 on Tuesday, March 4th at 2pm. Visitation will also be held at Mount Vernon, 4pm-7pm, on March 3rd. Graveside service will be held at Vacaville- Elmira Cemetery, 522 Elmira Rd., Vacaville, CA on Wednesday March 5th, 2pm. Flowers can be sent to Mount Vernon Mortuary.
Robert will be deeply missed, however, he would want everyone to know he loved the Lord, and he truly wanted everyone to know Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior.
Published in The Sacramento Bee on Mar. 2, 2014