Robert William Ensor

Robert William Ensor, 91, of Alameda passed away in the comfort of his own home surrounded by his family on July 20, 2018.

Bob is survived by his loving wife Carlene of 46 years, his devoted daughters Kathy and Kris, and son-law Jeff, his beloved grandchildren Andrew and Hilary, and his large extended family and friends. Bob was a loving husband, father, grandfather and good friend to everyone.
Bob was born in the Bronx, N.Y., on Jan. 11, 1927, to William and Anna Ensor. He had two beloved brothers Billy and Jim. Bob served in the Air Force during World War II and never lost his love of airplanes. 

In 1952, Bob began his career with Family Circle Magazine in New York City. In 1958 Family Circle brought him to the San Francisco Bay Area to open the Western Division. He worked for Family Circle until his retirement in 1987. After his retirement he joined the Mr. Espresso Coffee Roasting Company.

Bob moved to Alameda in 1965 where he met Carlene in 1970. They were married March 26, 1972. Bob and Carlene loved their Alameda life surrounded by their children and grandchildren. In retirement, they traveled the world together.

Bob’s greatest joy was spending time with his family and friends. He most loved the Tahoe cabin, travel with Carlene and friends, reading, baseball, football, playing golf and fishing trips with his buddies.

Bob will be greatly missed by his family and friends. 

Family and friends are invited to attend funeral mass on Monday, July 30, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Joseph Basilica 1109 Chestnut St.