Robert (Bob) William Rosa
February 6, 1940 ~ January 22, 2022
Bob of Stevinson, CA passed away on Saturday, January 22, 2022 at the age of 81. Born February 6, 1940 to Joe and Edna Rosa of Stevinson, CA. He was a 3 sport star athlete for Hilmar High School graduating in 1958. Bob was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served for two years and was stationed in Germany. He worked for the Merced County Roads Department for 25 years before retiring. He also raised Red Angus Beef Cattle with his children. He enjoyed attending all of his grandkids’ many activities, taking trips to the coast to eat at Phil’s, and was an avid sports fan, never missing a 49ers or A’s game.
Bob is survived by his children Jeanie (Dean) Rotondo, Michelle (Anthony) Cordeiro, and Robby (Shelly) Rosa, all of Merced, CA. He is also survived by his siblings Bud (Julie) Rosa of Turlock, CA and Darlene Heard of Hughson, CA; and his grandchildren Lauren Webb, Kailee (Caleb) King, Joshua Rotondo, Miranda (Will) Marshall, Mallory (Ryan) Benz, Riley Rosa, Abby Rosa, Eli Wilbanks, and Sophie Wilbanks; plus two great-grandchildren Eileen and Eleanor with a third expected any day. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Dolores Rosa, and his sister Gladys Romig.
Rosary service will be held on Tuesday, February 1, 2022 at 6pm at Allen Mortuary in Turlock, CA. Funeral Mass will be held Wednesday, February 2, 2022 at 10am at Holy Rosary Church in Hilmar, CA with burial to follow at Sunnyside Cemetery in Stevinson, CA, located at 2872 Cemetery Rd, Stevinson.
A livestream of the Rosary can be viewed by following this link: viewlogies.net