July 8, 1949 — Aug. 22, 2017
Jack Rubino Jr., 68, of Astoria, passed away on Aug. 22 in Portland, Oregon, after a long battle with diabetes and kidney failure.
He was born July 8, 1949, in Vallejo, California, to Jack and Esther Rubino. The family moved to Astoria in 1959, where he attended John Jacob Astor grade school and graduated from Astoria High School in 1968. After graduation, he proudly served his country in the Army during the Vietnam War.
Upon returning home, he worked for American Can Co., commercially fished Bristol Bay, Alaska, with his father and brothers, worked for The Oregonian and later started his own DJ business. He was a member of the American Legion as well as the Elks Lodge.
Along with his love of music, bowling and pool, Jack will always be remembered for his quick wit, great sense of humor and love of the Dallas Cowboys.
He leaves behind brothers Ron Rubino and his wife, Joanne, of Warrenton, Oregon, and Vince Rubino and his wife, Ann, of Gearhart, Oregon; sister Connie Maize (Rubino) and her husband, Steve, of Phoenix, Arizona; along with numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Esther, and father, Jack Rubino Sr.; sister Darlene Hubbell (Rubino); brother Audie Nelson; sister Barbara Paveglio (Nelson); and sister Shirley Johnson (Nelson).
A private interment will be at Ocean View Cemetery.