OBITUARY: Robert A. Boska, 91, Passed Away, Started Lifelong Career at Patrick Air Force Base in 1958
By Space Coast Daily // October 23, 2023
was a long life member of the Ascension Catholic Church in Melbourne
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Robert A. Boska, 91, was born in Detroit, Michigan on February 11, 1932. He entered into Heaven, Saturday, September 30, 2023 from Rockledge, Florida.
He completed High School in Washington D.C. before joining the United States Coast Guard in March of 1949.
After Bob served with the USCG, he planted his roots in St Petersburg, Florida.
He worked for small electronic repair companies before accepting a position with RCA that started his life long career at Patrick Air Force Base, Florida in 1958.
Robert’s retirement following his career with RCA, GE, CSR, and Raytheon was in the year 2000. He had many hobbies that included sailing, motorcycling, camping, and woodworking.
Bob was a long life member of the Ascension Catholic Church in Melbourne, Florida. His greatest loves were God, his country, and his family. Robert was the proud father to his daughters Arita Cook (Tom) and Gail Martin (Rusty), son Peter Bohannon (Eva), and granddaughters Kendra and Zoey Cook, Tamara Walden, and Kaitlyn Martin.
A Funeral Mass celebrating his life will be on Thursday, October 26, 2023 at 1 p.m. at Ascension Catholic Church followed by US Coast Guard honors. Burial will be at Cape Canaveral National Cemetery on Wednesday, November 1, 2023 at 2 p.m. Please arrive at 1:45 p.m. and park in lane A.