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Hector A. FelicianoHector A. âPapoâ Feliciano
Aguadilla, PRâHector A. âPapoâ Feliciano, 65, of Lancaster, OH passed away on July 31, 2014 in Aguadilla, PR after a long battle with cancer.
He was born December 9, 1948 in Aguadilla, PR to Arcilio and Monserrate (Oriol) Feliciano. He graduated from high school in 1967 and then proudly served his country in the U.S. Air Force from 1968-1974 including a tour in Vietnam. He worked for the U.S. Census Bureau from 1983 until 2000 in many capacities and in many locations. After retirement, Hector became a âgoat farmerâ, enjoyed attending auctions and spending time with his family. He was a truly loving husband, father, and grandfather.
He is survived by his wife of 21 years, Julie; 2 sons, Harold (Kiomaris Cruz) Camp Zama, Japan and Jordan, of the home; grandchildren, Harold D. Feliciano, Kiarrys Oquendo, and Sebastian Feliciano; sister, Gladys (Kiko) Feliciano (PR); niece, Joanne Perez (PR); nephew, Tony Rios (NM); father-in-law and mother-in-law, Paul and Lois Saum; brothers-in laws, David (Robin) Saum and Doug (Amber) Saum; and numerous cousins. Many special friends in Ohio, Puerto Rico and across the United States will deeply miss Hector, his contagious smile and his whistling. He was preceded in death by his parents, his aunts, one nephew and one great-nephew.
Funeral service will be held 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at the Taylor Funeral Home in Amanda with Pastor Phillip Venrick officiating. Burial will follow in Amanda Twp. Cemetery where military honors will be provided by Amvets #2256, Circleville. Friends may call from 4-9 p.m. Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the American Cancer Society or to the charity of their choice.
Dear family, Hector was one of my favorite supervisors at the Census Bureau. The staff had so much fun with him at division Christmas parties. Sorry for your loss, and may God continue to be with you.
Alice Harrington Aug 8 2014 12:00 AM
I never really got to know Hector. I think I only met him maybe once, but he must have been a wonderful human being to have married such a wonderful woman, and to have raised such an amazing son. I feel blessed that I get to see Julie and Jordan on most days throughout the year.
Dustin Hildenbrand Aug 8 2014 12:00 AM
My deepest sympathy and heart felt condolences to his beloved family. This is a terrible loss to bear. I worked with Hector for several years and he was a wonderful, wonderful man. I know all those who loved and cared about him will miss him terribly. Rest in peace Hector and may God always keep you in his loving care.
Debbie Carlson LaBonte Aug 6 2014 12:00 AM
Sorry to hear about Hector. Jordan and Julie our prayers are with you Hector was a very kind man I liked to hear him laugh at the soccer games May God bless you and give you strength to go forward
Dale, Pam, Shantae, Shala, Elanta and Keegan O'Hare
The O'Hares Aug 6 2014 12:00 AM
Mi mas mas sentido pesame a la Familia Feliciano, Hector era una gran persona y siempre transmitia una gran energia con su gran sonrisa! Ya estas en el cielo con los angeles. QDEP.
My deepest condolences to the Feliciano's Family, Hector was a great person and always conveyed with his big smile, now you're in heaven with the angels. God Bless You always.
Familia Adams Aug 6 2014 12:00 AM
Julie and Family, my sincere sympathy on your loss of Hector. I worked for Hector before my retirement from the Census Bureau. He helped me count down the days to my retirement. Always looking forward to his retirement in Ohio. Hector always asked how my husband was doing, since he was a fellow Viet Nam vet. Hector was a concerning person and a good person to support your endeavors.
God Bless all of you during this time of great sorrow.
Harriet ean Aug 6 2014 12:00 AM
Hector has a lasting memory on many, he challenged my son, he was always happy with a great heart. He saw the good because he was great:) He is in our prayers, and if we can help in any way please let us know. He is a Gentleman Farmer a hero, a great man.
Hart, Lisa, Tyler Van Horn
Van Horn's Aug 5 2014 12:00 AM
Julie,I am so sad to hear about your husband. You and your family are in our prayers. God bless you. Bev
Bev Uhl Aug 5 2014 12:00 AM
To the entire Feliciano Family, I was saddened to hear about the loss of Hectorour Census Bureau friend, colleague, supervisor, and mentor. Hector was so calming, knowledgeable and thoughtful. He was a wonderful supervisor who stood behind his employees and trusted their judgment, while all along the way treating everyone with respect. I can not imagine the pain and anguish he and his family went through with cancer. Before he left MSB (HQs) and went to PR to work the rest of his Census years it was with great pleasure that we cheered him and Julie on to their new adventure. He was only too happy to tell us of his retirement plans in the near future with his wife and her family in Ohio. Hector, here is to you and the impact you made all along the wayWith Luv and Gratitude, May You Rest in Peace
Vicky Canter Aug 5 2014 12:00 AM
sorry to hear of the loss of your husband, you have my deepest sympathy.
vickey stevens Aug 5 2014 12:00 AM