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Robert Joseph Bertino
  • In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to:
  • Jenkins Institute for Children
    3923 Azalea Drive
    North Charleston, SC 29405

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“Bob was a great fellow. I would periodically stop in the shop just to say hello. He could carry a great conversation about anything. He gave me...Read More »
1 of 24 | Posted by: Jody Hostetler - Summerville, SC

“Bob was a truly unique individual and a really great guy. There can only ever be 1 Bob Bertino and he will be greatly missed by everyone who met him...Read More »
2 of 24 | Posted by: Darold Charpia - Charleston, SC

“I'm crushed to hear about about Bob's death. I was a customer and friend. Bob was always so kind, funny and helpful. I'm so glad I had a chance to...Read More »
3 of 24 | Posted by: Christine Wilkerson - Folly Beach, SC

“What a unique person. I only met him a few times at Crazy Bob's as a customer. Always willing to help sometimes at no charge. My husband and I looked...Read More »
4 of 24 | Posted by: Juanita TAYLOR - Harleyville, SC

“I remember meeting bob in an apartment complex where he helped us computer 3d geeks get the parts we needed for a great price when I was just...Read More »
5 of 24 | Posted by: James Hill - NORTH CHARLESTON, SC

“I only recently met Bob this past November as a customer but soon he was a friend. I recall him asking how I heard about his store on Rivers Ave. I...Read More »
6 of 24 | Posted by: Gene O'Fallon

“A friend referred me to Bob many years ago to help with a computer problem. I was impressed with the work he did and at a fair price. As a result...Read More »
7 of 24 | Posted by: HUGH DENNISON - Moncks Corner

“Bev I am in total shock and saddened to my core. I cannot imagine what you are going through. Prayers of welcome are going out for Bob and prayers...Read More »
8 of 24 | Posted by: Gordon Thompson - Friend

“BOB, you will be greatly missed,you weren't only my computer guy you were a great friend to me and Donald.. ”
9 of 24 | Posted by: Tracy & Donald Lee - Hanahan, SC

“RIP Bob - it was a pleasure to know you. ”
10 of 24 | Posted by: GARY RUFF - MELVILLE, NY

“Dear Beverly; Words cannot express my sympathies at your loss. Bob was a great guy (a little hot headed at times...LOL) and a man you could always...Read More »
11 of 24 | Posted by: William G Nieschalk

“Words cannot express.....Gentleman, Scholar, Friend. ”
12 of 24 | Posted by: Scott McClain

“Bob's passing was a shock, and we're so sorry he's gone. We grieve with his wife Beverly and extended family over such a deep loss. Glad for the time...Read More »
13 of 24 | Posted by: John Wellington - Grand Blanc, MI

“We are still stunned by this news. No one can ever replace the amazing person that Bob was to everyone that knew him. I’ve known Bob for over...Read More »
14 of 24 | Posted by: Jeff Szuch - Friend

15 of 24 | Posted by: John Beckroge - North Charleston

“Maureen and I are so sorry Bev. If you need anything, we're right up the street. ”
16 of 24 | Posted by: Paul Hallman - Hanahan, SC

“So sorry to hear of Bobs passing. His loved ones and friends are in our thoughts and prayers! ”
17 of 24 | Posted by: Cindy and Rick Breitfeld

“Dear Bev,I am so sorry to hear of Bob's passing. The last time I saw you both was at a family wedding a few years back in Rochester. Was very glad to...Read More »
18 of 24 | Posted by: Marlene Malcuria - Geneva, NY

“Bev, I was shocked to hear the news. Buddy informed me and I still can't believe it.I will always remember him, and his humor, I wish we could have...Read More »
19 of 24 | Posted by: Jim Tiballi - Geneva, NY - Family

“I am so sorry for your loss. I absolutely loved Mr.Bob! He was one of the best people Ive ever had the pleasure of calling my friend. ”
20 of 24 | Posted by: Helen Brown Brown - Charleston, SC

“So sorry for your loss Beverly, Bob was a childhood friend and a very unique person, he will be miss! My thoughts and prayers are with you and your...Read More »
21 of 24 | Posted by: August Sciarabba - Dayton

“I am so sorry to hear this. Bev, I am really sorry for your loss and my good friend. I will keep him in my prayers. ”
22 of 24 | Posted by: Gary Nosotti - Summerville, SC

“Sorry to hear of Bobs passing. I knew him since grade school and stopping at his parents store. ”
23 of 24 | Posted by: Rosemarie Bruno - Geneva, NY

“What to say about someone who encompassed so many facets of life and did it all so well. I've known Bob probably 15 years or so, and he was a take...Read More »
24 of 24 | Posted by: Larry Petersime - Gaffney, SC

Robert Joseph Bertino, husband of Beverly Bertino of Hanahan, SC transitioned on March 3, 2021 after a brief illness.

Bob was born in Geneva NY on May 21, 1958 to Joseph Bertino and Alice (Tiaballi) Bertino. In addition to his wife Beverly , he is survived by a brother Bud (Patty) Bertino of Scotia NY and a sister, Elizabeth (Roy) Melms of Bonneau SC; nieces and nephews, Heather (Mike) Melms Matteus and new baby Anna Kate, Brittany Melms (Mike Weisman), Karen (Matt) Bertino and their daughter Lucy, Victoria Bertino Randall and her children Luke, Madeline and Camille, David (Jennifer) Bertino and their children Zoe, Alicia and Devin, and a dear step-father George Sinclair Belleview, FL. He was preceded in death by his father and mother.

Bob graduated from Geneva High School and was educated at Eastman School of Music. He was the proud owner of Scarlett's restaurant in Geneva, NY before moving to Charleston SC where he met his wife of 30 years on a blind date. Absolutely the love of his life -they were never separated after that first night. Bob had a brilliant mind, a quick wit, a sharp business acumen and loved the underdog. As the owner of Crazy Bob's Electronic's on Rivers Avenue, he had a loyal following of clients and customers of whom he was very appreciative - you gave him purpose. Bob was instrumental in mentoring many people over his years in business and was not afraid to take on the "big" guys. His unique personality will be missed by his many, many friends across the country.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Jenkins Institute for Children ( ), N. Charleston SC in memory of Bob Bertino.
To Bob's loyal customers, if you knew Bob, you know he would not abandon you. Referral information will be posted on the store window soon.

To honor Bob there will be a service at Stuhr Funeral Home, Northwoods Chapel 2180 Greenridge Road North Charleston SC 29406 from 12 noon to 4 pm on Saturday, March 13, 2021. Please bring a letter (include your address please) for Beverly of your experience with Bob - good, bad, happy or sad - this will comfort her in the months to come. You can also mail it to Crazy Bob's Electronics 8410 Rivers Ave Ste. A North Charleston SC 29406.

You may also leave a memorial message to the family by visiting the website - COVID Guidelines will apply for this Memorial, thank you.