- July 4, 1933 - February 11, 2013
- San Mateo, California
of Robert's Passing
St. Pius Endowment Fund
1100 Woodside Road
Redwood City, CA 94061
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“My thoughts and prayers go out to the Fava Family.
Bob was a great, loyal friend to my parents for over 35 years.
Many good memories to hold on...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: Rosemary Baldanzi - Dublin, CA
“To everyone in the Fava Family
We enjoyed Bob every time we saw him--from family gatherings to the Christmas tree lot experiences. We last saw...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: Ted and Shelley Boutacoff - CA
“I only met Bob one time; but, having the good fortune to know his son, Greg, for 16 years, I know he had to be a good, loving man. God bless you all...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Ken Bice - Indio, CA - Friend
“Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts.
4 of 5 | Posted by: The Andreatta Family
“To The Fava Family,
So sorry to hear about your dad. He was a wonderful man and we have many memories to remind us of this. We will keep all of...Read More »
5 of 5 | Posted by: Paula & Steve Feliciano - CA
FAVA, Robert Lee
Passed away on February 11, 2013 after a short illness. He was born in Virginia City, Nevada in 1933 then resided in San Francisco where he met the love of his life, Shirley. They married in 1956 and moved to San Mateo in 1958.
As a resident of San Mateo for 55 years he had been very active with St. Matthew's and Serra High School Men's clubs in the 70's and 80's, cofounded the Serra bingo program and was lovingly referred to as "Bingo Bob". He also ran George's Christmas Tree Lot in San Mateo. He was the loving husband of 45 years to Shirley, who preceded him to heaven in 2001. He was an incredible father to Rob Fava, Greg Fava and his wife Maureen, Laurie Brazil and her husband Mike; adored by his grandchildren Jacquelyn Campbell & Alyssa Fava, Ashley & Kevin Brazil, and Nicole & Haley Fava; great grandfather to Olivia, Bailey & Noah Campbell; big brother to sister Maryann and loved by many nieces, nephews and countless friends. He will be remembered for undying devotion to his wife and family, incredible work ethic and the ability to figure out and fix almost anything. In lieu of flowers, remembrance donations may be directed to the St. Pius Endowment Fund, 1100 Woodside Road, Redwood City, CA 94061. Friends are invited to a memorial service to be held at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, February 19th at St. Pius Church, 1100 Woodside Road, Redwood City.