John Eugene Bosnengo

September 29, 1936May 4, 2013

John Gino Bosnengo, 76, passed away on May 4, 2013. Mr. Bosnengo was born on September 29, 1936 in New Bedford, Mass. He was preceded in death by a son David Bullock and grandson Gary E. Beaver. Mr. Bosnengo retired as a Chief Master at Arms with the U.S. Navy after twenty-five years of service. He also retired from Civil Service as Naval Base Police Officer at Norfolk Naval Base and Little Creek Amphibious Base and Utility Specialist at Little Creek Amphibious Base. He was a member of G.W.R.R.A., N.R.A., F.R.A., V.F.W., Fraternal Order of Police, USS Iwo Jima Association and the Yager Association. He attended Little Creek Amphibious Base Chapel. Survivors include his loving wife of forty-nine years, Judith A. Bosnengo, a daughter Robin Barnes and husband Edward, (Rudy), a son Anthony J. Bosnengo, three granddaughters Stephannie Esquivel and husband Jesse III, Jennifer Elrod and fiancé Brandon, Kristen Barnes and fiancé Travis, six great grandchildren Dylan Elrod, Ethan Esquivel, Talan Elrod, Ayden Baggett, Jesse Esquivel IV and Madison Edwards, a sister Beverly Smith and husband Robert and many nieces, nephews and cousins. A celebration of Mr. Bosnengo’s life will be held on Saturday, May 18, 2013, 1:00 p.m. at Smith & Williams Funeral Home, Kempsville Chapel. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project. Friends may offer condolences at


  • Celebration of Life Saturday, May 18, 2013

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The Staff of Nickerson-Bourne Funeral Home

June 6, 2013

We wish to extend our deepest sympathies at this difficult time.

May 17, 2013

Judy and family,we are saddened to hear of the passing of Gino.Please take comfort in knowing that he is at peace and rest in Gods hands and you have a special Angel to watch over you now.You are all in our thoughts and prayers. He will be greatly miss by all of us. Jim and Myrtle Rice, Virginia Beach.Va..

Jan Brindley

May 14, 2013

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I was very sorry to hear of Gino's death.

Matt-Dona Noblick

May 13, 2013

Dona and I want to say we are sorry for your loss.

Gino...Fair winds and following seas ...

I am a retired Senior Chief Master-at-arms and have known Gino since the early 70's when we were stationed together in Hawaii, he at Pearl and I at Barbers Point. Gino, Chuck Locuito and my self work criminal investigatons together..had some real great times..Gino will be surley missed.

Matthew and Dona Noblick

May 12, 2013

John was also a member of the Fraternal Order of Police, Sewell's Point Lodge # 28 for several years. Our Condolences go out to entire family. May he rest in peace.

Brian Hallman
FOP Lodge # 28

May 12, 2013

John was a member of the Police Association of Virginia for 33 years. He will surely be missed by his brothers and sisters of the Association. Our condolences go out to the entire family. May he rest in peace

Brian Hallman
Executive Director
Police Association of Virginia

Lois Long

May 12, 2013

So sorry to hear of Gino's passing. He will be missed, greatly.
Sure enjoyed riding with the two of you for all those years.

Dennis Clark

May 12, 2013

So very sorry for your loss Judy. May God bless you and your family with peace and comfort.

Mike & Mary Priest

May 9, 2013

Judy, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family and remember the great times we spent with you and Gino.

Richard Curry

May 7, 2013

Gino, you will be missed by all who knew
R. Curry