Robert Dennis Kazinski

Dec. 10, 1940 – July 12, 2021


Robert Dennis Kazinski, born in Altoona, passed away on July 12, 2021, while visiting Altoona.

He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Joyce (Smith) Kazinski of Dale City, Va.; a daughter, Michele and son-in-law, Adam, of Manassas, Va.; and two grandchildren, Brandon and Amanda. Also surviving are his two brothers, Norbert Kazinski and his wife, Janet, of Hollidaysburg and David Kazinski of Lake Placid, Fla.

Both Bob and Joyce were 1959 graduates of Altoona High School.

He has been a resident of Dale City, Va., since 1976.

Bob served in the U.S. Navy for 20 years, including two tours to Vietnam while stationed at Pearl Harbor. After these tours, the remainder of his career was with the 6th fleet on the East Coast. His last assignment was with the United States Navy Ceremonial Honor Guard at the White House.

After his naval career, Bob was employed by government contractor Lockheed Martin for 20 years, and then Alion Science and Technology.

He was a lifetime member of VFW Post #1503 in Dale City, Va., as well as a member of the Dale City Moose Lodge.

The family will receive guests from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 9, 2021, at Mountcastle Turch Funeral Home, 4143 Dale Blvd., Dale City, Va. A Life Celebration service will take place at the funeral home at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2021, followed by interment with military honors at Quantico National Cemetery.