John Robert Ambrosino

John Robert Ambrosino

John Robert Ambrosino died June 17. He was 87.

Ambrosino was born April 5, 1935, in Gloversville, New York. He his younger years growing up in Gloversville helping his uncles with cement sidewalk repairs and local paper route, and then entered the Air Force in the 456th Fighter Interceptor Squadron to serve his country, which later would bring him to Livermore, to begin working at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory where he met Lorrie. He retired from LLNL after 38 years.

He was a member of the Livermore Pleasanton Rod & Gun Club for 50+ years where he ran their building and grounds maintenance for over 20 years. He was a member of the Livermore Police Volunteer program since 2017. He enjoyed assisting with the California Hunter Education Program where he volunteered his time alongside the instructor's helping children understand the importance of hunter’s safety.

He is survived by his wife of 59 years Lorrie, his daughter Terri (Mike) Perry, son Mike (Jennifer) Ambrosino, and grandchildren, Chris Perry, Nikki Perry, Justin Ambrosino (Danielle), Kyle Ambrosino (Amanda), Cody Ambrosino (Alana), two great-granddaughters McKenzie and Remi Ambrosino and one more great-grandchild arriving in December 2022; brother-in-law Frank Moglia, brothers Jim Ambrosino (Toni), Tom Ambrosino (Mary), sister Dawn Ambrosino and many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents James Vincent and Dora E. Ambrosino, his sister Nancy Cinelli (Pete living) and brother Anthony Ambrosino (Michele living).

Services will be held July 12, at 11 a.m. at Callahan Mortuary, 3833 East Avenue, Livermore. Reception to follow at the Livermore Pleasanton Rod & Gun Club, 4000 Dagnino Road, Livermore.

In lieu of flowers donation can be made in his name to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.

Callaghan Mortuary is honored to be serving the Ambrosino family. An online guestbook is available for condolences at