Robert S. Paciulan, 57, of Londonderry died Jan. 26, 2014 at the Community Hospice House in Merrimack after a six year battle with Non Hodgkins Lymphoma.
He was born on June 13,1956 in Salem, Mass., a son of Margaret (Pelletier) Paciulan and the late Vincent W. Paciulan. He worked for The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company for the past 30 years and started by selling shoe soles throughout the Northeast. He turned his role into licensing as the shoe business went offshore.
He loved world travels and also followed his children wherever they went in soccer, baseball, Boy Scouts, Londonderry High School Marching Band, University of New Hampshire and its women’s crew, Granada, Spain, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Mexico, and Canada. He played the guitar and was part of an annual family Christmas sing-a-long. He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Pauline “Paula” B. (Moore) Paciulan; children Brian V. Paciulan of North Londonderry and Melissa M. Paciulan-Utrera and her husband, Oscar Utrera of Canada; one grandson, Antonio Utrera-Paciulan; his mother, Margaret Paciulan of Peabody, Mass.; his uncle, Alexander Paciulan of Newburyport, Mass.; an aunt, Eleanora Paciulan of Newburyport, Mass.; his inlaws, Bob and Elaine Moore of Danvers, Mass.; and many sisters and brothers-in-law, nieces, and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother, Francis Paciulan, and sisters Patricia Flanagan and Mary Hallinan.
Following cremation, memorial calling hours will be held on Thursday, Jan. 30, from 4 to 7 p.m. in the Peabody Funeral Homes and Crematorium, 290Mammoth Road, Londonderry. Funeral services will be held Friday, Jan. 31, at 10 a.m. in St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 3 Peabody Row, Londonderry. Burial will be in the spring or summer, following the birth of his second grandson in May, in the Memorial Garden at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, Londonderry. Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, Mass. 02284, or St. Peter’s Episcopal Church. To send a condolence or for more information, visit www.peabodyfuneralhome.com.