NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. - Robert J. Longo Sr., 74, of New Port Richey, Fla., passed away Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012, peacefully at home.
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He was born Aug. 30, 1938, in Saratoga Springs the son of Jeremiah and Marjorie (Callinan) Longo. He graduated from Saratoga Springs High School in 1956 and served honorably in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Tarawa.
Bob retired from Price Chopper Supermarkets.
He enjoyed playing golf, spending time with his family and friends as well as watching hockey games and other sporting events.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his brother, Gerald Longo of Saratoga Springs.
Bob is survived by his wife of 52 years, the former Barbara DeMarinis, and his sons, Robert (Patricia) of Merrimack, N.H., and Stephen of Albany.
He was the proud and loving grandfather of Andrea, Brooke and Patrick Longo. He is also survived by his brothers, Richard (Linda) of Greenfield Center and Ronald Longo of Saratoga Springs; his sister-in-law, Diane Longo; and his brother-in-law, Franklin (Carolyn) DeMarinis of Saratoga Springs; as well as several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours followed by a memorial service will be held Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012, at Michels and Lundquist Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 5228 Trouble Creek Road, New Port Richey, Fla.
An additional memorial service and private burial will be held at the convenience of the family in Saratoga Springs at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, family and friends may provide a donation in Bob's memory to a
Online remembrances may be offered at www.michels-lundquist.com.
Published in The Saratogian on Nov. 18, 2012