Robert "Bob" Bonanno was born on May25, 1947 and raised in Amsterdam, NY. As a lifelong resident, he lived in Amsterdam until his passing at the age of 72. He was employed for over 40 years at the General Electric Company in Schenectady, NY. An avid Giants and Yankees fan, Bob was well known within the community and sorely missed by his loving family and friends. Bob was a US Marine Corps Veteran serving during the Vietnam War 1966-1967. He enlisted into the Marines in December of 1965 and was honorably discharged in December of 1971.