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Robert E. "Bob" Almasi

August 19, 1951 March 31, 2016
Robert E. "Bob" Almasi
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Obituary for Robert E. "Bob" Almasi

Peoria-Robert E. “Bob” Almasi, 64, of Peoria, passed away at 8:25 am on Thursday, March 31, 2016, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center.

Born August 19, 1951 in Peoria to the late Edward F. and Dorothy M. Peterson Almasi, he married Susan Schmitt on April 7, 1973 in Kickapoo. She survives. Bob honorably served in the Army Reserves. He worked as a meat cutter for Kroger until his retirement in 2006. Bob was a 3rd degree member of The Knights of Columbus, Bishop Rosati Council; he was a member of the Bartonville American Legion, and an avid outdoorsman. Bob loved the Green Bay Packers and volunteered to find homes for Chesapeake Bay Retrievers.

He is survived by four children, Amy (Chris) Peck of Peoria Heights, Ann (fiancé Charles Bush) Almasi of Warrenville, Il., Matthew and Robert Almasi, both of Peoria; three grandchildren, Emma, Riley and Sam; and his dog Norman.

Bob was preceded in death by his parents, and beloved dog Buck in 2012.

Cremation rites have been accorded.

Visitation will be held on Sunday April 3, 2016 between the hours of 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm at Wright & Salmon Mortuary. An additional visitation will be held on Monday April 4, 2016 from 9:30 AM until time of funeral mass at 10:00 am at St. Philomena Catholic Church. Fr. David Richardson will officiate and burial will take place at a later date.

Memorials in Bob’s memory may be made to University of Illinois Companion Animal Memorial Fund.

Friends may sign the online guestbook or send private condolences by logging onto www.wrightandsalmon.com

Previous Events

Visitation

Sunday

3

Apr

4:00 PM 4/3/2016 4:00:00 PM - 6:00 PM 4/3/2016 6:00:00 PM
Wright & Salmon Mortuary

2416 N North St
Peoria, IL 61604

Wright & Salmon Mortuary
2416 N North St Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Visitation

Monday

4

Apr

9:30 AM 4/4/2016 9:30:00 AM - 10:00 AM 4/4/2016 10:00:00 AM
St. Philomena Catholic Church

1000 W. Albany Ave
Peoria, IL 61604

St. Philomena Catholic Church
1000 W. Albany Ave Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Memorial Mass

Monday

4

Apr

10:00 AM 4/4/2016 10:00:00 AM
St. Philomena Catholic Church

1000 W. Albany Ave
Peoria, IL 61604

St. Philomena Catholic Church
1000 W. Albany Ave Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

University of Illinois Companion Animal Memorial Fund.

2001 S Lincoln Ave.
Urbana, IL 61802
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