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Bob Check

December 14, 1928 ~ November 7, 2017 (age 88)

Mr. Robert Frank Check, Sr., 88, husband of Patricia Donahue Check and a resident of Schooner Bay, Onancock, VA, formerly of New York, passed away at his residence on Tuesday, November 7, 2017.

Born on December 14, 1928 in Inwood, NY, he was a son of the late Joseph A. Check and Jane L. Montgomery Check.  Bob retired as owner/operator of Robert F. Check Plumbing & Heating, based out of Inwood.  His career spanned over 50 years, and he began plumbing with his father at the age of 8.  He was a member of Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Onancock.

In addition to his loving wife, survivors include his children, Robert F. Check, Jr. (Yolanda) of Parksley, VA, and Roxane D. Fabrizio (Steven) of Melfa, VA; daughters-in-love, Michelle Check of Deep Creek, and Karen Check of Port Townsend, WA; his grandchildren, Candice Smith (Norman), Ryan Check, Victoria Howell (Kris), Starr Fabrizio, Kyle Check, Trent, Avrey and Violet Check; his great-grandchildren, Jabari, Gabriella, Nolan and Aiden; a sister, Grace Candreva (Charles) of Lawrence, NY; two brothers, Jacques Check (Maryann) of Cedarhurst, NY, and Walter Check (Donna) of Apopka, FL; and several nieces and nephews.  In addition to his parents, Bob was predeceased by two sons, Leslie and Timothy Check; two sisters, Ann Alex and Cecila Persandi; and a brother, Joseph Check.

According to his wishes, there will be no public service.

Memorial donations may be made to the S.P.C.A., P.O. Box 164, Onley, VA  23418.

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Arrangements by the Williams-Onancock Funeral Home.

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