Furtek, Robert "Bob" John, 69 of St. Petersburg passed away Friday, July 6, 2018. He was born in Brawley, California and was a long-time resident of Springfield, VA. He moved to Florida in September 2004 and St. Petersburg in 2012. He was a civil engineer, in the United States Navy working on US Navy ships and Combat Systems throughout his 30+ year career.
He is survived by his sons, Joseph Furtek and wife Katherine of Manassas, Virginia; and Matthew Furtek and wife Grace of Camarillo, California; grandson, Joshua Furtek; granddaughter, Hadassah Furtek; sister Barbara Viksne and husband George of Fort Pierce, Florida; and sister Lynn Eubanks and husband Jack of Alcoa, Tennessee. He was preceded in death by loving wife Emily Furtek.
The family will receive friends from 4-7 pm on Thursday, July 12, at Anderson McQueen Funeral Home, 2201 Dr. MLK Street St. Petersburg, FL 33704. A funeral Mass will take place at 10:00 a.m., Frida, July 13, at St. Raphael Catholic Church, 1376 Snell Isle Blvd. NE St. Petersburg, FL 33704. Internment will take place at Trinity Memorial Gardens, 12609 Memorial Dr. Trinity, FL 34655.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made on behalf of Knights of Columbus Council 10157, 1376 Snell Isle Blvd. NE St. Petersburg, FL 33704.