The son of Louis and Eleanor Armanasco, Bob Armanasco ’60 grew up in Mountain View. He attended St. Clare School, Bellarmine College Prep, and SCU, where he studied chemistry. In 1977, Bob started Italix, his chemical milling business in Santa Clara County, which still thrives today. In 1998, Bob married Anna Vorst and moved to Gardnerville, Nevada. They shared a deep love for each other for the next 14 years until Anna was taken too soon in 2012. Bob’s father instilled a great passion for the outdoors in him. Bob was happiest in the backcountry with his hunting companions, reveling in the excitement of the hunt and the fellowship of campfires and good food. When Bob was home, he found joy in his vegetable garden and nurturing the wildlife that made their home on his Nevada property. Bob was a true and loyal father and friend. A man of great integrity, he was a rock for his family, many lifelong friends, the BBB, neighbors, coworkers, and hunting buddies. After a brief illness, he passed peacefully on May 29, 2019, with his daughters at his side. Bob is survived by his first wife, Julianne (Haakinson) Mazurek and their five daughters: Catherine Mullins, Caren Armanasco, Alyssa (Gary) DePalma, Eleanore (Pat) Kirk, and Emilie (Jeff) Kriech as well as ten grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

22 Aug 2019