Robert F. Bloise, 41, formerly of Beverly, died July 2.
Funeral services were held July 8 from Curley Funeral Home to Christ the King Roman Catholic Church. Interment followed at St. Mary Cemetery. Heeney-Laughlin Funeral Directors handled the arrangements.
He is survived by his father, Robert J. Bloise; his sisters, Rosemary Bloise and Suzanne Bloise Glaser; his brother-in-law, Andreas Glaser; his niece and nephew, Anna-Leisel Glaser and Charles Glaser; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
A Beverly resident in his youth, Bloise attended Christ the King and Sutherland elementary schools and the University of Chicago Lab High School. He held a degree in American Indian studies from Arizona State and a degree in accounting from the Loyola University Quinlan School of Business, where he earned both the Loyola Key Award in accounting and the Delta Sigma Pi Key. He went on to obtain his CPA license.
Bloise was also a licensed engineer for the city of Chicago and a member of IUOE Local 399. Bloise was a respected 15-year employee of Loyola University. He was nominated by his peers to receive Loyola’s Commitment to Excellence Award, which he earned in February 2019.
Memorials are appreciated to Make-A-Wish Foundation, 640 N. La Salle Dr., Suite 280, Chicago, IL 60654.